Chrysler Building Construction-1927-1936

Stravitz’s discovery of 500 8″x10″ day by day negatives of NYC, including 150 depicting the world’s tallest man made structure through 1930. These images are truly spectacular and are available in limited and open editions.

Two workers on the 61st floor of the Chrysler Building- Completed Empire State shown.1931
$ workers on the 2 eagles 61 stories above Lexington Avenue – 1931
Aerial View (blimp) of the completed Chrysler Bldg-1931
Dynomite excavation for the Chrysler Building-1928
View from the Chrysler Observatory (under construction).Empire State half completed-1929
Night View from the Chrysler Observatory (still under construction) facing West to NJ-1929
1928-Taken from the 2nd floor of the Chrysler Bldg of 42nd street
Scaffolding coming down from the completed Chrysler Building – 1930
NY Skyline -Chrysler, Chanin & Empire nearing construction-1930
Chrysler 71st floor Observatory. Tool chest of Chrysler tools. 1931
View of the custom built spire to the peak-1046 feet-4-3/4 inches above Lexington Ave. 1930
The 27 ton 181 foot surprise spire that gave the Chrysler the Tallest in the world-1929
Fifth Avenue-2 way st. Waldorf Astoria-the future site of the Empire State Bldg-1926
Central Park vies- The Sherry Netherland, The Savoy Plaza, and the Plaza. 1928
Overpass over the Grand Central Parkway and the 1939 World’s Fair-1939
The Dodger’s Ebbets Field scoreboard in 1940