Chrysler Building

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According to Carter B. Horsely, "(o)ther towers may lay claim to being taller now or being more innovative, but the Chrysler top is a magical sorcerer's wand, a phantasmagoric pinnacle worthy of the land of Oz. There were the pyramids, the Colossus of Rhodes, the great Medieval and Gothic cathedrals of Europe and in 'modern' times only the Eiffel Tower, the Woolworth Building and the Chrysler Building: man-made monuments that transcended the parochial vision to inspire delirium and fantasy."

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Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building – 405 Lexington Avenue at 42nd Street – was built in 1928-1930 by Walter P. Chrysler. Its design was a 77-story tall triumph of Art Deco, and it was one of the first skyscrapers to make a major use of metal in its construction and adornment. Many consider it the most important Art Deco building in the world. Until his departure in 1920, Walter P. Chrysler had been vice-president of General Motors in charge of operations and president of their Buick division. Five years…

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Shipping should be $100 - Architecture becomes an abstract design statement as seen thru the lens of Mithcell Funk Striking graphic design with found elements is a signature style of Mitchell Funk. He brings studio photography precision to street photography Signed, dated and numbered, 3/15 recto, unframed, other size available. Printed Later, Mitchell Funk is a pioneer of " Color Photography" In 1970 he participated in one the first " Color Photography" shows at a major museum. Brooklyn…

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Chrysler Building Spire at Night - Framed Black & White Photo by Andrew Prokos

A fine art photo of the Chrysler Building's illuminated spire at night in black and white, New York City. Framed prints and high-resolution stock image available.