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Chrysler Building

building in New York City

The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It is 319 meters (1046 feet) tall and has 77 floors. It was built in 1931 and is one of the tallest buildings in the world.

Chrysler Building
Chrysler Building.jpg
Record height
Tallest in the world from 1930 to 1931[I]
Preceded byThe Trump Building
Surpassed byEmpire State Building
General information
LocationNew York City
United States
Completed1930
Height
Antenna spire319 m (1046 ft)
Technical details
Floor count77

The Chrysler Building was the tallest building in the world from 1930 to 1931. Before it was built, the tallest building in the world was the Bank of the Manhattan Company Building, now called The Trump Building. The Empire State Building became the tallest one year later. The Chrysler Building is still the tallest brick building in the world.

The Chrysler Building was also the tallest structure in the world from 1930 to 1931. Before it was built, the tallest structure in the world was Eiffel Tower. The Empire State Building became the tallest one year later.

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