Press and Reviews

"Breathtaking!... The photos of this fabulous New York icon belong in your home. To be looked at time and time again." - Ed Koch, Former Mayor of New York City

"In David Stravitz's Chrysler Building we're zoomed back to an era where speakeasies hid behind benign facades and cab drivers wore suits and ties. The photographs offer us a visual narration of the birth and construction of the "CB"...Idiosyncratic shots, like the workers sharing a smoke atop one of the tower's legendary eagle heads, reminds us of the sweat and blood expended in the creation of this architectural icon." - The Wall Street Journal

"[The Chrysler Building] goes away beyond the mundane process shots typical of most construction projects. What sets these nuanced black-and-white depictions apart is how well they place the subject within the context of the city." - The New York Times Book Review

"The sunning, never-before-seen photographs document the construction of the building and street life around it." - New York Magazine

"...a dolly objective record that inspires intense emotion." - The New Yorker