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.
Read through our blog below for more information on Supertalls.
"The officials highlighted developer tactics such as excessive use of “void spaces” — unoccupied floors intended for mechanical equipment — in order to create extraordinarily tall buildings and circumvent the intent of the Zoning Resolution." The Council of the City...
LANDMARK WEST! Executive Director was featured in an article in CRAINS NY (linked) alongside colleague Rachel Levy from FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts. Since both neighborhoods have similar zoning districts, they are both experiencing some of the...
2018 ended in a flurry, and LANDMARK WEST! met the deadline to file a Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) challenge against 36 West 66th Street (the tower replacing the Jewish Guild for the Blind and Congregation Habonim's synagogue). 2019 begins with the...
45 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023