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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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“elevator doors” (22 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 5 January 2017

Its a must-see, the architecture of the building is astonishing and the view to the city that doesn't sleep is one of the best in town.

Thank CGN_JPN
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited NYC in July 2009 & May 2010. Really like the design at the top of the building. Almost resembles scales on mermaid's tale from Starbucks. Never went up, but you can see it he Chrysler building from various streets in NY.

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is the best example of art deco architecture I've seen. Of course that is what this building is known for. It is as impressive viewed from afar as it is up close. The building is meticulously maintained as a functional office building. The interior...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Highly recommend to anyone who happens to be nearby - you will not be allowed past lobby (unless you plan seeing a dentist on the 69th floor) but the lobby itself is a small museum.

1  Thank PetrVM
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful buidling. Too bad they don't allow you inside to view it. Couldn't go past the lobby and only certain areas of the lobby at that.

1  Thank KatieG958
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Beautiful building from up close and afar. Despite being dwarfed by the other skyscrapers, this building is still (in my opinion) the most pleasing on the eye!

2  Thank Megan J
Reviewed 24 December 2016

lovely architectural building on the 42street of new york, the chrysler is not far from the united nation, its right next to the Grand Central Station Terminal

1  Thank Nasir A
Reviewed 21 December 2016

It was our guide in NY, if I was lost I was always looking for this building to allocate me. Beautiful building and architecture.

1  Thank SunKissedGirlD
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was a must-visit art deco icon for us and it is very close to Grand Central Station so we did both and throughly enjoyed them. The lobby is very beautiful but alas you cannot access the rest of it, still go and enjoy what...More

2  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Sheer size matched with stunning architecture makes both the outside and the inside of the BIG C. one of the finest buidings in the world -- just timeless and gorgeous !

Thank leonspain
Nearby
Midtown
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
22 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
18 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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