Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York: close-up of the steel-clad pinnacle

RIBApix ref no RIBA3745
Architect/DesignerVan Alen, William (1882-1954)
Artist/PhotographerElwall, Robert (1953-2012)
CountryUnited States
CityNew York
Subject Date1930
Image Date1994
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceSCUS477
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Robert Elwall / RIBA Collections

Subject tags

office buildings, glass, steel, skyscrapers, spires, cladding, stone, patterns