Chrysler Building

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 9 publications
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9 expert recommendations



His edifice may no longer have the height advantage, but architecture critics (and many New Yorkers) give it the edge on style.



A monument to modern times and the mighty automotive industry, the former Chrysler headquarters wins many a New Yorker's vote for the city's most iconic and beloved skyscraper. Full review →


Frommer's 34

This is perhaps the 20th century’s most romantic architectural achievement, especially at night when the lights in its triangular openings play off its steely crown. Full review →

As you admire its facade, be sure to note the gargoyles reaching out from the upper floors, looking for all the world like Streamline-Gothic hood ornaments.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The 77-floor Chrysler Building makes most other skyscrapers look like uptight geeks. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

The Chrysler Building is topped by a distinctive spire of radiant stainless steel arches that glimmers in sunlight and glows in the nighttime illuminations. Full review →


Not For Tourists

The stuff of Art Deco dreams. Wish the Cloud Club was still there. Full review →


Time Out

We won’t argue if you want to call this glimmering pinnacle of Art Deco architecture NYC’s most eye-popping skyscraper. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The 77-story masterpiece of Art Deco architecture and detail. Full review →



This 77-story celebration of Art Deco is one of Manhattan’s most famous office buildings and was the world’s tallest skyscraper until it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931 Full review →

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