Princeton University Library Catalog

William Van Alen, Fred T. Ley and the Chrysler Building / George C. Kingston.

Author:
Kingston, George C., 1948- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Description:
vii, 227 pages ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"The Chrysler Building was the result of a collaboration between William Van Alen, whose designs challenged orthodox architecture, and Fred T. Ley, a practical builder. The structure would (for 11 months) be the tallest building in the world. This book chronicles how they designed and constructed the Chrysler Building and how the experience affected their lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220) and index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781476668475 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • 1476668477 (softcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2017003977
OCLC:
959536094
Other standard number:
  • 40027327622
RCP:
C - S