Chrysler Building from Empire State Building - 1952


View of Midtown Manhattan, looking northeast from the Empire State Building and showing Chrysler Building in the middle. East River, Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island are in the background. United Nations Headquarters are on the right. Photo by Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967) taken in December 1952. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The Chrysler Building was completed in 1930 and was the world's tallest building until 1931, when the Empire State Building was completed.

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Chrysler Building from Empire State Building - 1952



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