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Half-Day NYC Small-Group Tour
"This 6-hour tour will cover the most popular NYC attractions. Your guide will provide stories information and commentary along the way. You won’t be on a tour bus jammed in traffic with a large slow group of tourists. Instead pound the pavement and ride the subway like a New Yorker! You will be happy you did. Learn see and feel more of the Big Apple!Itinerary includes:Times Square Broadway Theatre District Rockefeller Center Saint Patrick Cathedral Fifth Ave Shops New York Public Library Chry"""Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind big apple experience. On this half-day guided tour
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Small Group Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Manhattan
"This 6 or 8-hour walking tour is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes!  The 8 hour walking tour includes all the stops on a 6 hour tour with additional stops at the Highline South Street Seaport Gramercy & Union Square and the East Village. See detailed itinerary below."
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Private Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Manhattan
"This 6 hour walking tour is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes!  An 8 hour walking tour includes all the stops on a 6 hour tour with additional stops at the Highline South Street Seaport Gramercy & Union Square and the East Village.Some of the attractions and sites we will visit:"
From $480.00

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Chrysler Building

The 77-story Chrysler Building - built from 1928 to 1930 - is the best-known example of Art Deco architecture in New York. Including the roof, its height is 319 m, making it the highest building and...
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MichaelFalk1969
Oct 08, 2015

Beautiful Architecture - Chrysler Building

We really like the look of The Chrysler Building. We have seen it countless times on TV and in movies and shows set in New York City, so it was nice to see it "up close and personal".It is located on...
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HulaJoy
Jan 24, 2015

Take A Look Inside the Chrysler Building For Free

It can be reasonably argued that the Chrysler Building is the most iconic building of the Manhattan Skyline. Its glitzy gold art deco top makes it unique among island skyscrapers. It seems like there...
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TooTallFinn24
Oct 11, 2014

Art Deco Treasure

Since this building was designed and built for the Chrysler Corporation, it's no wonder that many of the designs mirror what was common to automobiles at that time: radiator caps, front end grills,...
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TexasDave
Feb 01, 2014

Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building has long stood figuratively, and almost literally, in the shadow of its near neighbour the Empire State Building. On the day it opened its doors for the first time in 1931 the...
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antistar
Jun 03, 2013

Chrysler Building

This is my favourite building in the whole of New York. I love the top of it. It's art deco style (which I think is the attraction for me) and when the sun catches it, it sparkles like diamonds!! It...
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Benson35
Aug 24, 2012

The most beautiful building.

I loved the Chrysler building it is beautiful, if a building can be!Great views of it from Top of the Rock and ESB. just loved it - especially at night it looked just amazing.It is not far from Grand...
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clareabee
Nov 28, 2010

Chrysler Building

Though the first man-made structure to surpass 1000 feet, the Chrysler Building at a cost of $20,000,000 had but a brief stint out of The Empire State Building's considerable shadow. It stood as the...
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richiecdisc
May 24, 2010

Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Standing at1,047...
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apbeaches
Oct 13, 2009

Art deco skyscraper

I love the 1930's skyscraper style. It is best encapsulated by the two midtown giants - Empire State (qv) and the Chrysler building.While the latter is not open to the public (except the lobby) it is...
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miniman2804
Oct 11, 2009

Best Free Thing #19

When it was completed, this was the tallest building in the world - until the Empire State Building opened its doors just eleven months later. But while the Empire might reach higher, it falls short...
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goodfish
Mar 27, 2009

The finest skyscraper in the world

An art deco masterpiece created during the jazz age of the late 1920s by William Van Alen and finished in 1930, the Chrysler Building is one of New York's most iconic and beloved skyscrapers. The 319...
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csordila
Feb 24, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Chrysler Building

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Grand Central Terminal

The Grand Central Terminal in 42nd Street/New York, as we know it know, was built between 1903-1913. It is the main railroad and subway hub of New York City and also a historic building of special...
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Daily News Building

No longer occupied by the Daily News, the Daily News Building is one of New York's best known skyscrapers. It was constructed when the Daily News had the largest circulation of any newspaper in the...
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New York Public Library

I worked for a few years before going to college and my first real job was at Lord & Taylors. Many a lunch hour was spent either on the steps of the NY Public Library or behind it, in Bryant Park....
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Fifth Avenue

Considered one of the most famous and expensive shopping streets in the world, 5th Avenue is one of the unmissable street experiences of New York. It starts at Washington Square in Greenwhich Village...
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Morgan Library

This library and museum, built in 1906, was once dedicated to be home to the JP Morgan private library. It is located at 225 Madison Avenue and East 36th street. After the death of JP Morgan, it was...
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United Nations

We wanted to see the United Nations Complex. We walked from the Chrysler building, eastward along 42nd Street, until we reached First Avenue. The United Nations Complex runs for several blocks along...
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405 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10174

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