Image Credit: William Wachter
Current Status: Completed
Chrysler Vital Stats
Address: 395 Lexington Avenue, aka 405 Lexington Avenue (Community Board 6)
Type: Commercial & Office Building
Name: Chrysler Building
Construction: Begun September 18, 1928; Completed May 27, 1930
Design Architect: William Van Alen
Executive Architect: __
Height: Height to tip 1,046 feet, (318.9 meters); 77 Stories
Total Construction Floor Area: 1,196,958 square feet; 111,201 square meters
Site Area: __ square feet; __ square meters
Filed prior to July 2009, there are no Zoning Diagrams scanned for this project.
Superlatives: Chrysler is the tallest brick building in the world with a steel frame.
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