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What Kind of Art and Architecture are in the Chrysler Building?

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Chrysler Building Lobby Ceiling Mural by Edward Trumbull

Chrysler Building Lobby Ceiling Mural by Edward Trumbull

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Question: What Kind of Art and Architecture are in the Chrysler Building?
Answer: The Chrysler Building is a notable art-deco landmark in New York City. Built between 1928 and 1930, the Chrysler Building was designed by architect William Van Alen and was the tallest building in the world for a short time before the Empire State Building surpassed it. Walter P. Chrysler had iconic Chrysler features added to the building, including stainless-steel eagle heads and Chrysler radiator caps.

The beautiful art-deco lobby, as well as the ceiling murals by Edward Trumbull have drawn much acclaim and many visitors.

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