Chrysler Building Third Avenue

Chrysler Building Third Avenue

East 42nd Street, Midtown Manhattan

The Chrysler Building, a stunning statement in the Art Deco style by architect William Van Alen, embodies the romantic essence of the New York City skyscraper. Built in 1928-30 for Walter P. Chrysler of the Chrysler Corporation, it was "dedicated to world commerce and industry."- The tallest building in the world when completed in 1930, it stood proudly on the New York skyline as a personal symbol of Walter Chrysler and the strength of his corporation.

History of Construction

The Chrysler Building had its beginnings in an office building project for William H. Reynolds, a real-estate developer and promoter and former New York State senator. Reynolds had acquired a long-term lease in 1921 on a parcel of property at Lexington Avenue and 42nd Street owned by the Cooper Union tor the Advancement of Science and Art. In 1927 architect William Van Alen was hired to … Read More

Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV

Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV

The great Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV was one of the most exclusive cars at the Rit Rond de Rivieren 2013.
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Tagged: , Automotive , Art , Photography , Lamborghini , Murciélago , LP , 670-4SV , Rit , Rond , de , Rivieren , 2013 , Event , Nikon , D90 … Read More