The Queen of Art Deco - 1930 Chrysler Building, Manhattan, New York. The Chrysler Building was was built before the Empire State building for Walter Chrysler's growing business. (Chrysler paid for it out of his own pocket, not out of the business).
Chrysler Building, NYC, Architect William Van Alen - “Art Deco in France found its American equivalent in the design of the New York skyscrapers of the The Chrysler Building … was one of the most accomplished essays in the style.
Art Deco Elevator Chrysler Building, NYCDesigned by architect William Van Alen for a project of Walter P. Chrysler - Chrysler Building Elevator door, New York City - 1930 - Architect: William Van Alen - Style: Art Deco