Tourist In Your Own Town Gives a Brief History of the Woolworth Building

When it was built in 1913, the Woolworth Building was the tallest building in the world at a height of 792 feet over 57 floors. At the time, it was a marvel of technology, featuring an all-steel frame with a foundation set deep into the Manhattan bedrock. It was adorned with exquisite art and detail work, including extensive terra cotta cladding, marble and stained glass. This video covers a brief history and tour of the building from the New York Landmarks Conservancy excellent video series Tourist in Your Own Town.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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