NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One of the city’s most iconic buildings is getting an observation deck for the first time in 75 years.
Renderings show a preview of the overhauled deck, on the 61-st floor of the Chrysler Building.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Asks AG Letitia James, Top Judge To Launch Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations
Developers say plans draw inspiration from the building’s once-famous Prohibition-era speakeasy and will offer sweeping views of the entire city.READ MORE: 2nd Co-Op City Power Outage Affects Residents In Same Buildings That Lost Electricity Friday
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There is no word yet on when the new deck is set to open.