Chrysler Building

Construction began in September of 1928 on the Chrysler Building. It is located on the East side of Manhattan, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. This art-deco skyscraper stands at 1047 feet and was once named the the worlds tallest building until the Empire State Building took over the title. The Spire/antenna, which sits atop the building is made of stainless steel and is alone 125 feet high . It is now the second tallest building in New York.