famous buildings that you MUST see 10. Chrysler Building, NYC

architect

>The Chrysler building attained the
title of world’s tallest in building in
1930 for just one year when the
Empire State was erected. Image
Joris Van Rooden

In the early part of the 20th Century,
people everywhere were in a race to
build the tallest building. At the time,
this gorgeous Art Deco skyscraper
was almost outdone by the Bank of
Manhattan but its spire (which was
constructed in secret) enabled it to
take the title of ‘tallest building in
the world’ in 1930.
It didn’t last long though. Just a year
later the Empire State Building was
erected. Designed by architect William Van Alen, the skyscraper
was commissioned by car
manufacturer Walter P Chrysler,
hence its name.

William Van Alen,—>>https://architectbd.wordpress.com/2013/08/08/william-van-alenb-brooklyn-new-york-1883d-1954/

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