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Chrysler Building

405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174 (Manhattan)
212 682 3070
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Ranked #59 of 851 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings
Description: This Art Deco masterpiece is actually no longer the property of the auto manufacturer.
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Ronneby, Sweden
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162 reviews 162 reviews
134 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Located almost next to "Grand Central Terminal", this skyscraper has a bit different design then the other skyscrapers in Manhattan. It's a very beautiful building to watch, and by night the whole top is enlightened, as well as most of Manhattan.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

By far this is the most stunning of all the buildings in new york !! Especially at night when it is all lit up !! Its not open to the public to go up it , but you can go in the lobby and take some amazing photos ( look at mine ). Don't think you are supposed to but... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

THE best looking building in New York by far. Never tire of looking at this Art Deco style skyscraper from any angle and it's architectural style and size make it very photogenic.

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Dublin, Ireland
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138 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Not tallest, but most beautiful. It looks much nicer than any other midtown building. It's not the tallest and there is no public observation deck (as far as I am aware), but it is so nice to look at it.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were lucky to have a room with a patio on the 18th floor that overlooked this magnificent building. It glistens especially in the morning and again in the evening as the sun bounces off the reflective panels at the top

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Actually it is almost sure that you have seen the Chrysler Building before, since it is displayed in too many movies and series. It is very impressive from distance. However, as you approach the building you may be dissapointed, since it does not look as you may imagine it to be. It worth your while though and situated in the... More

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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

You can only visit the lobby at this wonderful building, as all 77 floors are occupied by offices! There are some interesting facts about the building stuck on the walls inside the lobby. The lobby itself it very dated and it's great that it hasn't been modernised and kept in it's original decor.

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Ferlach, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

the chrysler building is a super building and you can visit the lobby for free but not take a elevator to the top. the lobby architecture is beautiful! look up the ceiling and walls, great deisgn! chekc it out! ;) 2011

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New York City, New York
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171 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

The Chrysler Building is one of the most interesting architectural masterpieces in NYC. Whenever I have a meeting I again can't help but notice the details of the lobby, elevators, and even the doors. I was told that the parapets that decorate the building up high are actually the hood ornaments of the Chrysler car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I never get sick of taking photos of the Chrysler Building. It is so beautiful and majestic. Staying in a hotel that overlooks it is even better if you're on a high floor so you can see the higher detail on the building.

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