Woolworth Building

233 Broadway Avenue
New York City NY United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count57
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - education
 - office
 - residential
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise

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Roof792 ftCTBUH
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Architect: Cass Gilbert

- The 792 feet, 1 inch tall Woolworth Building was the world's tallest skyscraper from 1913-1930, when it was surpassed by 40 Wall Street and the Chrysler Building.

- No longer occupied by Woolworth, which went out of business in 1998.

- NYU now has facilities on some floors, and a number of upper floors are slated for residential conversion.

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