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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.
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405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174
+1 212-682-3070
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love this building so had to go up close and personal. You can go into the lobby and see the lovely art deco wood inlay and lifts etc - but thats as far as you get. Not really necessary to go there if you...More

Thank Leonie G
Reviewed 21 October 2016

While this building has lots of history, you can only take photos of it from the outside and then you can walk into the lobby where they have large photos of the exterior of the building including the chromium gargoyles. They have a very limited...More

Thank DS9MW
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Amazing Art Deco interior .the reception and even the lift doors are amazing. The building itself , to see it properly( the Amazing Top) has to be viewed from several blocks away. Great when lit up at night.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Although you cannot go into this building, you can appreciate the beauty of its design and Art Deco features from outside. It is worth a visit and and inclusion in photo shots of NYC skyline. If it did have an admission inside the building, it...More

Thank nsmith50
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Looks great and when the sun shines on it even more amazing - we went into the lobby to get a photo but were asked to leave by a security guard he was pleasant enough and di let us take a few snaps first though

Thank swift314
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a must see if you like architecture. The building is full of wonderful ceilings, walls, the lift doors are really lovely. It takes you back in time. Fantastic.

Thank Isobel K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although not able to asend the building as it is an office building, we entered the ground floor area to view the art-deco interior design and to read the information about this fine skyscraper.

Thank ParkerBailey
Reviewed 18 October 2016

can't access the building tower but walk into the lobby to experience the art deco interiors - even to see the marquetry lift fronts

Thank Howard-Moon
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a beautiful building - but nothing in the lobby invites you to explore - and you cannot get past the lobby unless you have a reason to be in the building - they make that very clear to you! Would love to have had...More

Thank haziemer
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the most elegant of all the buidings in New York. Well worth a visit into the reception area just to see the fantastic paintings on the ceilings and the wonderful Art Deco woodwork of it's interior. Costs nothing to go in and it's...More

Thank Karen O
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
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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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19 February 2017|
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
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