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Woolworth building

Woolworth building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1910 - 1913
Height241,9m / 794ft
Floors58
Surface120.774m2 / 1,300,000sq ft
Realization
ArchitectCass Gilbert
EngineersGunvald Aus
DeveloperFrank W. Woolworth
Building Info
NameWoolworth building
CategoryOffice Building
AliasCathedral of Commerce
Materialssteel
terracotta
Address
233 Broadway at Barclay St
Notes
Tallest building in the world 1913-1930
Construction cost: 13.5 million$, paid in cash during the construction.
Restaured between 1977 and 1981 - cost: 20 million$.
The lower U-shaped part of the building is 29 stories high.
Sold by Woolworth to the Witkoff Group, Rubin Schron, and other investors.
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PostersWoolworth Building Posters
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