One of the crown jewels of Manhattan, the grand dame of New York City, is turning 100. We are talking, of course, about Grand Central Terminal. A century ago, on February 2, 1913 – after a decade of construction – the building that would revolutionize commuter train travel opened its doors.

There isn’t anything to say that hasn’t been said before about the building’s grandiose and tumultuous history. So, we offer something else to commemorate one of the most amazing buildings in the city: a 360 look at Grand Central. Part of a larger project photographing iconic landmarks in glorious 360 degrees, we teamed up with Shots 360 and photographer Thomas Erh, the man behind the lens of interactive 360ยบ panoramic photography, to document some of our favorite Old New York places.


Enjoy!

10.18.2011

Chrysler Building Lobby | OHNY


We love the Chrysler Building and we don’t like it how it always seems to play second fiddle to the Empire State Building. 

Built in the late 1920s and opening in 1930, the building housed the Chrysler Corporation until the 1950s. 
While the building was designed specifically as the home of Chrysler, Walter P. Chrysler himself funded the construction – just so that his children could inherit it. 



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The lobby features the huge marble and steel Art Deco mural “Transport and Human Endeavor,” by Edward Trumbull.

Check out all the amazing Art Deco goodness!