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A towering reminder of a patron of the arts: Chrysler

May 27, On This Day A businessman and an art connoisseur Exactly 91 years ago today, on May 27, 1930, the 1,046-foot (or 319-metre) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, was opened to the public. The building was constructed by American automotive industry executive Walter Chrysler, the head...