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Chrysler Building

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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Top 1% in New York About the TripExpert Score

8 expert recommendations

14

Concierge

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

6

Fodor's

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 →

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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.
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Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

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

11

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 →

57

Not For Tourists

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

9

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 →

12

Travel + Leisure

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

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