Chrysler Building by William Van Alen
This building is monumental in New York City, and it always has been. New York being one of my favorite cities I love this building. It is one of the tallest buildings in New York City and it is an icon for it. When architecture goes from just another building to an icon and a trademark is when I think it has really reached another level. It then becomes legend and important to all people, not just architects or artists. Buildings are true art.
I think this piece should be presented with other skyscrapers that were influenced by it. The skyscraper, One Liberty Place in Philadelphia, was directly influenced by the Chrysler and I think for this architecture in particular it would be fantastic to present with something that came from it. That was influenced by it. Instead of something that influenced the Chrysler, present it with something that it influenced, that would be a cool concept. The One Liberty Place would be amazing next to the Chrysler to see the shape and detail that noth buldings make and how it was inspired by our one and only Chrysler Building.