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Chrysler Building, The

Synopsis
The Chrysler Building, completed in 1930, stood proud at 1,046 feet as the world’s tallest building until it was eclipsed by the Empire State Building in 1931. This programme explores the story of the Chrysler building, explaining why it was the first — and last — skyscraper ever designed by architect William Van Alen.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2000
Subjects
Architecture; Civil Engineering & Building
Keywords
buildings; skyscrapers; Chrysler Building

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
NTSC
Price
$119.00
Duration/Size
47 minutes
Year
2005

Distributor

Name

Insight Media

Email
custserv@insight-media.com
Web
http://www.insight-media.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 212 721 6316
Fax
+1 212 799 5309
Address
2162 Broadway
New York
NY 10024 6621
USA
Notes
US-based distributor of an extensive range of DVD, video and CD-ROM titles for university, secondary and vocational education. Catalogue divided into the following sections: Architecture & Design; Business & Economics; Communication; Counselling & Social Work; Drama, Music & Dance; Education; Engineering; Language & Culture; Nursing & Allied Health; Physical Education; Science & Agriculture; Social Sciences. A recent development is a dedicated video-on-demand website http://www.insight-media-digital.com/ which includes a particularly strong nursing library.

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