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).
~The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper and the most spectacular building in New York City. At feet m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931