Woolworth Building (1913) by Cass Gilbert Photos

The Woolworth Building (1913) (233 Broadway opposite City Hall) by Cass Gilbert incorporates Gothic-style sculptures throughout and features facades to be viewed from all four directions as a stand-alone skyscraper. Known the "Cathedral of Commerce", it was the world's tallest building until 1930.

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Midsection decoration & balconies of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Woolworth Building from City Hall Park. New York, NY.Gothic side wing of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Gothic trim of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.
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Window detail of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Entrance portal of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Decoration over door of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Decorative details of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.
Decorative details of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Woolworth Building doorway metalwork. New York, NY.Lumberjack carved on Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Looking up Broadway to Trinity Building & Woolworth Building. New York, NY.
Decorative details of Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Woolworth Building doorway metalwork. New York, NY.Lumberjack carved on Woolworth Building. New York, NY.Looking up Broadway to Trinity Building (1907) (green dome) & Woolworth Building (spire). New York, NY.

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