The Chrysler Building is one of the largest skyscrapers in the world. It is a unique symbol of New York having 72 floors with a height of 319 meters situated on the east side of Manhattan, New York, USA. The building was built for Chrysler Corporation but later on they sold it to Tishman Speyer Properties and TMW Real Estate. Currently TMW Real Estate has 75% share and Tishman Speyer Properties has 25% share.
The Chrysler Building is viewed as a main case of Art Deco design. The edges of the 61st story are graced with hawks; on the 31st story, the corner ornamentation is replica of the 1929 Chrysler radiator tops. The building is developed of brick work, with a steel casing, and metal cladding. The building at present contains a sum of 3,862 windows on its exteriors. Inside, there are four banks of 8 lifts outlined by the Otis Elevator Corporation. The building was proclaimed a National Historic Landmark in 1976. Two years later in 1978 it was declared a New York City Landmark.
The Chrysler Building is likewise eminent and perceived for its terraced crown. Made out of seven emanating terraced curves, Van Allen’s outline of the crown is a cruciform crotch vault developed into seven concentric individuals with transitioning mishaps, mounted up one behind another. The stainless-steel cladding is ribbed and bolted in an emanating sunburst design with numerous triangular vaulted windows, transitioning into littler portions of the seven narrow mishaps of the exterior of the terraced crown. The whole crown is clad with shimmering “Enduro KA-2” metal, an austenitic stainless steel created in Germany by Krupp and advertised under the exchange name “Nirosta” (a German acronym for nichtrostender Stahl, signifying “non-rusting steel”).
At the point when the building initially opened, it contained an open review exhibition on the 71st story, which was shut to general society in 1945. This floor is presently the most elevated possessed floor of the Chrysler Building; it was occupied by an office space administration firm in 1986. The private Cloud Club possessed a three-story high space from the 66th–68th floors, but shut in the late 1970s. Above the 71st story, the stories of the building are planned for the most part for outside appearance, working fundamentally as landings for the stairway to the tower. These top stories are exceptionally tight with low, slanted roofs, and are valuable just to hold radio-telecom and other mechanical and electrical device. TV slot WCBS-TV (Channel 2) initially transmitted from the highest point of the Chrysler in the 1940s and mid 1950s, preceding moving to the Empire State Building. For some years, WPAT-FM and WTFM (now WKTU) likewise utilized the Chrysler Building as a transmission site, however they additionally moved to the Empire State Building by the 1970s. There are right now no business communicate stations situated at the Chrysler Building.
There are two arrangements of lighting in the top towers and decoration. The first are the V-molded lighting embeds in the steel of the building itself. Included later were gatherings of floodlights that are on pole arms coordinated back at the building. This permits the highest point of the working to be lit in many hues for special events.