Known for its wide array of architecture styles, New York City can make claim nevertheless for having some of the most well-known art deco buildings in the world. The Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center, and Empire State Building lead the way as the city’s most iconic art deco structures. One Wall Street, 70 Pine Street and Western Union Building have also staked their spots in the area. The Walker Tower, Bryan Park Hotel, Paramount Building, 30 Rockefeller Plaza and The Eldorado also make the list of famous art decor buildings.
- New York City has varied and distinct architectural landscape of many different styles and eras.
- Depression-era architecture contrasts sharply with newer buildings, but forms a memorable cityscape.
- Many big names in architecture are side-by-side in NYC, their signature works concentrated in a single metro area.
“Ralph Walker’s limestone-clad 1 Wall Street is an Art Deco beauty inside and out.”