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The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan . It was built in 1930, and was the tallest building in the world until the completion of the Empire State Building 11 months later.  It is currently tied for 5th-tallest building in Manhattan with the New York Times Building .

Originally a project of real estate developer and former New York State Senator William H. Reynolds, the building was constructed by Walter Chrysler, t

Chrysler Building

Type

Offices

Construction started

1928

Construction ended

1930

Location

405 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan

Height

1,046 ft (319 m)

Floor count

77

Owner

Tishman Speyer

Architect

William Van Alen

Architectural style

Art Deco