Woolworth Building's Centennial in April 2013

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Woolworth Building
233 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
United States
40° 42' 44.5068" N, 74° 0' 30.3408" W

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When this building opened on April 24, 1913, it, at 792 feet, was the tallest structure in the world except for the Eiffel Tower. On opening day, a clergyman gave the building its nickname, the "Cathedral of Commerce." This information is from the F.Y.I. column in yesterday's New York Times, at Metropolitan p. 4.

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plaquemaster
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 21:07

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