Evolution of Manhattan skyscrapers and urban landscape during 20th Century. Curated by Erick Christian Alvarez Soto from his private books and postcards collection. An amateur history of New York skyscrapers from Mexico City.
The Chrysler Building (William Van Allen) nearing completion in early 1930. View looking northeast from Lincoln Building.
Source: David Stravitz “New York, Empire City 1920-1945” (New York. Harry N. Abrahams, Inc. 2004).