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. 

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

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