The Chrysler Building

Did you know the Chrysler Building was original the tallest building in NYC. It scaled a height of 1046 feet. It was penned the tallest structure in NYC until the Empire State Building passed it.

The Chrysler Building was designed by architect, William Van Alen for William H. Reynolds, a famous contractor in the early 19th century. The building became known as the Chrysler Building after it was sold to William Chrysler, the same guy who owned the Chrysler car company.
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