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Woolworth Building

233 Broadway Avenue
New York City NY United States

Status: built Construction Dates Began 1910 Finished 1913 Floor Count 57 Building Uses - mixed use - education - office - residential - retail Structural Types - highrise Architectural Style - neo-gothic Materials - copper - steel - terra cotta
Heights Value Source / Comments Roof 792 ft CTBUH
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- 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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