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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MEDIA coverage of DOB Intent to Revoke
Considering the rarity of the Department of Building Revoking Permits, and in this case, even more so after they've denied a DOB Challenge where they re-checked their work, there has been some media buzz. Check back here for updates. THE REAL DEAL Wednesday’s...
Neighbors Prevail! LW! Wins Round in 36 W. 66th Street Battle
With many thanks to our team of Attorneys: John Low-Beer, Chuck Weinstock and Zoning Expert George Janes, and YOU, our UWS Neighbors, the Department of Buildings has issued an Intent to Revoke Approval against their prior approval to amend the development at 36 West...
Gale Brewer Statement on DOB to Revoke Permits for 36 W. 66th St.
"This is a victory not only for the Upper West Side, but for communities all over the city that find themselves outgunned by developers who try to bend or break zoning rules for massive private profit." Statement from Manhattan B.P. Brewer on Dept. of Building’s...
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