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Chrysler Building

405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174
+1 212-682-3070
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This Art Deco masterpiece is actually no longer the property of the auto manufacturer.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (190 reviews)
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405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174
Midtown
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+1 212-682-3070
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are no public areas in the building other than the ground floor lobby. Do not let this fool you. You would be hard pressed to find another building with such a fine example of Art Deco. We spend half an hour in the lobby...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This building is located just across the avenue from the Grand Central Terminal. This 1048ft high skyscraper which was designed by William Van Alen in 1930 is an art deco masterpiece. The lobby inside is made up of rich granite/marble and one can admire the...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Gorgeous building and useful to use as a landmark to orientate yourself where you are coming out of the subway. Visible from lower Manhattan. Can go into the lobby and check the decor inside.

Thank VanessaB_107
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never stop enjoying the views of this building. Although it is now quite old, I still think that the architecture stands up to the more modern buildings. Think that the roof is stunning, especially on a sunny day.

Thank TorchyPyrford
Reviewed 1 week ago

the building is interesting with the shape at the top resembling a car radiator grille. good to see during the night when the lights are on as well

Thank sid_2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can recall this as one of my favourite bits of New York architecture from my first visit 36 years ago. It's lines still impress me on my visit today it was still one of the icons

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great looking building from the outside. But when I went inside, I didn't find it very mesmerizing. No need to make the trip in.

Thank cody3222
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobby of the Chrysler Building is open to the public Monday - Friday and is free to visit. The elevators, floors, and ceilings are beautiful. There are interesting plagues throughout the lobby describing the original of materials used and the history of the building....More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

didn't go up it or anything but just worth a look at as in my opinion its the best in the city and just down the road is the NEWS build this is the first opening to Superman !

Thank richard o
Reviewed 1 week ago

You crane your neck trying to see this majestic 77 story building and it's iconic stainless steel gargoyles and Art Deco spire. Do visit the lobby which is open to visitors - lavishly decorated with patterned marble and a painted ceiling showing transportation of the...More

Thank lgmsomerset
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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Rivall
23 March 2017|
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Response from Chuck993723 | Reviewed this property |
no tour but I have the chance to know a company inside and the view is wonderful because they are close to the top.
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W Fredric G
20 February 2017|
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Response from rayallen2 | Reviewed this property |
The viewing deck at the Chrysler Building has been closed for decades, so get your Manhattan views either at 30 Rock or the Empire State, or the magnificent One World Trade observatory downtown. BUT, don't miss the Chrysler... More
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dennisgell
19 February 2017|
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Response from GLWayne | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind that any building you go up will not have that building in the view, so I would recommend going up the rock or one world, as you'll want the Chrysler or the empire state in your view. And eat somewhere else... More
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