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Chrysler Building in New York City

77 floors
318.92 m
completed
1930
architect: William van Alen

Object data change

name:
Chrysler Building
address:
405 Lexington Avenue
postal code:
10017
structural form:
supertall building
status:
completed
primary use:
commercial office
secondary use:
shops
floors (above ground):
77 floors
architectural style:
art deco
facade material:
brick
facade system:
masonry
facade color:
silver
features:
well known worldwide
national landmark protection
local landmark protection
frame material:
steel
roof form:
tapered roof
framing system:
rigid frame
height (tip):
318.92 m (1,046.31 ft)
height (architectural):
318.92 m (1,046.31 ft)
height (building mass):
318.92 m (1,046.31 ft)
height (roof):
281.94 m (925.01 ft)
height (top floor):
273.80 m (898.29 ft)
gross floor area:
111,201.00 m² (1,196,957.56 ft²)
length:
62.46 m (204.92 ft)
width:
61.20 m (200.77 ft)
database id: nyc bin:
1036156

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Events change

1930-05: completion
1928-09: foundation work begins

Smart addresses

East 42nd Street (virtual address)
Lexington Avenue (main address)
East 43rd Street (virtual address)

Weblinks change

wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_Building
ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building.php?building_id=422
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=83
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0000245
archiplanet - http://www.archiplanet.org/wiki/Chrysler_Building
openbuildings - http://openbuildings.com/buildings/chrysler-building-profile-41526

Involved companies change

Vertical Access (New York City)
facade consultant
Davis & Warshow, Inc. (New York City)
plumbing contractor
Walter P. Chrysler
developer
GVP AG (Düsseldorf)
owner
AK Productions LLC (Seattle)
fire protection engineering
Otis Elevator Company (Farmington)
elevator manufacturer
Bethlehem Steel Company (Bethlehem)
steel fabricator
Hanley Brick, Inc. (Summerville)
facade fabricator
U.S. Steel Corporation (Pittsburgh)
steel fabricator
Fred T. Ley & Company, Inc.
main contractor
Tishman Speyer Properties (New York City)
owner
Tishman Speyer Properties (New York City)
property management
Ralph Squire & Sons
structural engineering
Reinhard, Hofmeister & Walquist (New York City)
associate architect
William van Alen (New York City)
architect
Jenkens & Gilchrist PC (Dallas)
tenant
LZA Technology
structural engineering
LZA Technology
structural engineering
Chrysler Building in New York City
View from the southwest at Lexington Avenue and 40th Street - Photo: John Cahill

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