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Published by Princeton Architectural Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commercial Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11380888M
ISBN 100910413894
ISBN 109780910413893
OCLC/WorldCa233023463

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The story Chrysler Building is an iconic New York City image, easily recognizable in New York City's sprawling skyline because of its shiny peak. If you want to see this art deco masterpiece up close, there are some strict policies regarding visiting the building. Once located on the 66th to 68th floors of the Chrysler Building, The Cloud Club belonged to a group of mile-high power lunch spots in New York City, atop the city’s most distinctive skyscrapers. According to Robert A. M. Stern, Gregory Gilmartin and Thomas Mellins in their excellent book, "New York , Architecture and Urbanism Between The Two World Wars," (Rizzoli International, ), Chrysler did not did not instruct Van Alen to radically change the building's form, but to increase its height to feet and add some decorative. The Chrysler Building User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict New York City's Chrysler Building, which was completed just after the stock market crash, remains one 5/5(1).