3. The Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building-Art Deco Mailbox-NYCImage via Art Deco Mailboxes

Stylistically, the treatment of the metal on the Chrysler Building letter box is quite similar to that of the exterior ornament on the building, like the iconic eagles on the 61st floor and the “hubcaps” on the spire. This is not surprising, given that the Chrysler Building was a customized building, hand crafted in sheet metal shops located on the 65th and 66th floor during construction.

Read about the Top 10 Secrets of the Chrysler Building.