Woolworth Building
New York, United States

Woolworth Building in New York (USA) - world's tallest building in the years 1913-1930

Where is located Woolworth Building?

Address of Woolworth Building is 233 Broadway, New York, New York, USA
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When was built Woolworth Building?

Built date of Woolworth Building is 1910-1913

Woolworth Building

Facts, informations and history of Woolworth Building

Woolworth Building was one of the few skyscrapers financed for cash. Built in a Gothic style, the building was to be 625 feet high and cost $ 5 million, but eventually it cost $ 13.5 million and reached a height of 792 feet (241 meters).

Until recently, the building did not have a mortgage, which was unusual for such large structures. On June 23, 1998, the building was sold to the Witkoff Group for $ 155 million, then the building changed its owner for the first time in its 85-year history. Praised in 1913 for its scale of success, the skyscraper resembles a much more admired structure.

The opening ceremony was as fantastic as the building itself. That night, President Wilson in the White House pressed a button which caused the internal lights to light and at the same time the outer lights illuminating the entire facade of the building. During this ceremony, Reverend S. Parkes described the building of Frank W. Woolworth as "the cathedral of commerce".

The world's tallest building in 1913 - 1930, until the building was built Chrysler'a .

Architect of Woolworth Building

Architect of Woolworth Building is Cass Gilbert
Cass Gilbert

How many meters have Woolworth Building?

Height of Woolworth Building is 241.40 m

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Construction/building type

Building Woolworth Building is of type Skyscraper, Office building

Architectural style

Architectural style of Woolworth Building is Neogotyk

Neo-Gothic is an architectural style that emerged in Europe in the 19th century and inspired many buildings, both public and private. Its name comes from Gothic, which was one of the most important architectural styles of the Middle Ages. Neo-Gothic was designed to recreate the look and feel of medieval Gothic buildings. ... czytaj więcej.

What material is the building made of?

Woolworth Building is made of the following materials: Stone, terracotta tiles

Cost

Build cost of Woolworth Building is 13.5 million dollars

Official website

The official website of the building, where up-to-date information can be found, is https://www.woolworthtours.com

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Filip
#9
Filip
17 years ago
...94 lata temu !!! Robi wrażenie.
Mix
#8
Mix
18 years ago
koleżanka mieszka w stuletniej rozpadającej się ze starości kamienicy, a ja nie mogę się nadziwić - bo Wolwrth za kilka lat będzie miał setkę na karku - i wcale nie jest rozpadającym się ze starości dziadkiem, chociaż w środku ta infrastruktura i instalacje w nim niedomagają...
TEACHER
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TEACHER
19 years ago
proszę ... 30 razy chmura
Karolina 15
#6
Karolina 15
19 years ago
zgadzam się z martmem.
martm
#5
martm
19 years ago
trudno mi w to uwierzyć... patrzę na wieżę o wysokości której nie ma nawet warszawa, a jest to przecież 1913 rok! nie mogę z podziwu wyjść :)
Kaczmar
#4
Kaczmar
19 years ago
Ale prymitywy to głosują ble brzydze się akich wafli !!
tommy
#3
tommy
20 years ago
no bez kitu łajza jedna z tego highlandera......na pewno z ksiązki jakiejs przepisuje ....
dizzy
#2
dizzy
20 years ago
ty highlander! ciulu je...any! po co piszesz to samo co jest w opisie?! wsadź sobie te mądrości w du##! gdzie ku...wa nie wejde to tam ten highlander zgrywa cwaniaka!
HIGHLANDER
#1
HIGHLANDER
21 years ago
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