Woolworth Building painting print   Save
Ohio History Connection Archives/Library
Description: A painting of the Woolworth Building as viewed during the day. Located at 233 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, the Woolworth Building is an early US skyscraper. It was designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913. At 241.4 meters (792 ft), it is one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States and one of the twenty tallest buildings in New York City. Between 1913 and 1930 it was the tallest building in the world. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1966 and a New York City landmark since 1983. Initially the building was owned by the F. W. Woolworth Company. Due to its resemblance to European Gothic cathedrals, it was nicknamed "The Cathedral of Commerce." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07761
Subjects: Skyscrapers; Architecture; National Register of Historic Places; Gothic revival (Architecture); Office buildings
Places: New York City (New York)