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: __

Developer: __

Builder: __

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

Density: __

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. 

Loopholes Exploited:

Read through our blog below for more information on Supertalls.

Hedge Fund Buyers?

Hedge Fund Buyers?

Gary Stern takes a look at the (sometimes) foreign, but always MEGA money in play buying up New York Real Estate.  In conversation with LW! executive director Sean Khorsandi, and our colleagues at the Greenwich Village Society of Historic Preservation, he asks who are...

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Looking Beyond Midtown

Looking Beyond Midtown

The New York Times has prepared a timely review of Larry Silverstein, lead of Silverstein Properties who celebrated the ribbon cutting of 3 World Trade Center earlier this week.  The lengthy article "Larry Silverstein Flees the 'Old Fogeys' of Midtown" reviews...

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Contact Information

Sean Khorsandi
Executive Director
45 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023

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