The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper designed art Deco in New York. Art Deco is a style of architecture that has the characteristics of symmetrical shapes, geometric and ornamental 40’s. On the top floor of this building can be seen an eagle head sculpture called “Gargoyle”.
Art Deco style will be more visible when entering the lobby of the Chrysler Building. Large-sized marble floors and classic patterns in the elevator door further confirms that this building became one of the grandest offices in the United States.
Building high as 319 meters and 77 floors and is located at 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, has become the second tallest building in the United States after the Empire State Building. Chrysler Building received the title “one of the finest buildings in New York City”. In 2007, ranked 9 in the “List of The America’s Favorite Architecture” from the American Institute of Architects.
Chrysler Building became a New York City icon since its peak of glittering. In it there is The Cloud Club, a bar that became the location of the dinner is exclusive and romantic. The club is located on floors 66 – 68. If you want to see the city of New York from a height can go up again to the floor 71, where there is an observation deck that presents a view of 360 ° of Manhattan, East River, Central Park, Times Square and Grand Central Terminal, amazing!
Office building as well as a tourist attraction has often appeared in various films. One example is the Men In Black III. Science fiction film starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin tells the story of two agents of secret organizations in the hunt for aliens. One scene that produced Steven Spielberg movie is that when agents J (Will Smith) jumped from the statue’s head hawk to penetrate a time machine. This is done in order to save the world from alien attack.
Seeing the magnificent building, an exclusive dinner, enjoy the view of New York, you can do in the Chrysler Building. For those of you who are interested in this location to public transportation, can take the subway 4, 5, 6 and 7 off at Grand Central and walk a few minutes into this building. Hours of operation from 08:00 am – 18:00 pm.
No special ticket to enter the Chrysler Building, but keep in mind that even though this place is a tourist attraction, but the main function of the Chrysler Building is as an office building. So keep your decency here.