Monumental Mysteries: Chrysler Building Pictures

Uncover the history behind the construction of the Chrysler Building, learn of a wealthy woman’s mysterious demise and recount the disastrous fate of the Hindenburg.

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But the death of one of the interred Stanford family members remains shrouded in mystery. In March 1905, 76-year-old Jane Stanford, one of the country’s wealthiest and most powerful women, died suddenly while vacationing in Hawaii. Many believe that she was poisoned, while others claim she had a heart attack.

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