The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper and distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet high at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in NYC. It is a famous example of Art Deco architecture, and the distinctive ornamentation is based on features that were then being used on Chrysler cars. New York City is one of the world's major global cities. Its business organizations play a major role in the economy of the nation and of the world. The city is also one of the world's most important cultural centers and is the home of the United Nations. Major tourist destinations include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Broadway productions, the Brooklyn Bridge, and scores of museums and restaurants.