1930's photo by Margaret Bourke White. NY Chrysler building

An entry from Spires and Gargoyles

GRAFLEX D SERIES Chrystler Building, Margaret Bourke White © Margaret Bourke White Found: Klotz Gallery, Accessed July 2012 Architecture of the Chrysler building to see the elite and industiralism of New York during the depression era.

120 Wall Street | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

cgmfindings: “ Art Deco New York, 120 Wall St.: A 1930 building by Eli Jacques Kahn’s firm. The Urban League has its offices here, as did WBAI, New York’s listener-supported progressive radio station, until This was also the building owned by.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building, NYC, New York Great close-up of the crown of this Art Deco beauty.

Winging it: the Chrysler Building, New York City

The floor of the Chrysler building has decorations inspired by 1929 Chrysler radiator caps.

The Hundertwasser building in Vienna, Austria -- one of my favorites inside!

The Hundertwasserhaus is an apartment house in Vienna, Austria, built after the idea and concept of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser with architect Joseph Krawina as a co-author.

Natural History Museum, London

Columns in the Natural History Museum of London. It was built from by Alfred Waterhouse after the original designer Francis Fowke died. As can be seen from these columns, Waterhouse added his own Romanesque touches.

A Chrysler Building Gargoyle, photographed by Margaret Bourke-White (1931)

New York, Art Deco capital of the world

Eagle ornamentation (gargoyle) on the Chrysler Building in New York. Inspired by the hood ornament on a 1929 Plymouth automobile. Sixty-first floor. By Margaret Bourke-White.

Art Deco at it's most majestic  - Niagara Mohawk Building - NYC

The Niagara Mohawk Building is an art deco classic building in Syracuse, New York. The building was built in It was headquarters for what was then the nation's largest electric utility company.

Did not want to pin this work at first. But keep on coming back to the picture. There's something in it that makes you think. Good art work. Or better say, a good photograph! ;-))

Composition, Structure, I chose this photo for structure because it shows a very solid shape in structure. This photo exemplifies contrast, and black and white.