USA series: Chrysler Building, Macy’s department store and US Open Tennis

The Chrysler Building from street level

The Chrysler Building from street level

New York City is famous for several of its tall and magnificent buildings.  Alex and I are today heading to one of these buildings, the iconic Chrysler Building.

The Chrysler Building was built in the 1930’s and reflects the character build of its era, often recognised for its terraced stainless steel clad crown, built in a radiating sunburst design, incorporating triangular windows.  This building’s spire is especially beautiful illuminated at night.

Also today we will also visit Macy’s department store.  Tonight we head to the US Open tennis, a tournament held during August/September each year at Flushing Meadows. Continue reading