Chrysler Building Research Paper

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The Chrysler Building is one of New York’s prized possessions. Even though it is not the tallest building now, it used to be the tallest building in the world. Standing at 1046 feet, the building was the tallest in the whole world for eleven months. It was then beaten by the Empire State Building reaching 1454 feet. Till this day, it still has a historical value in the Manhattan community. Walter P. Chrysler wanted to create a monument, so that generations to come could remember him. Architect Van Alen was in the works of creating a 807 feet high building for William Reynolds, the owner of the burned down Dreamland Park in Coney Island. He was in the race to build the tallest skyscraper in the world. For Reynolds, the building was too high
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