The Woolworth Building in New York opened on this day in 1913.

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The Woolworth Building opened on April 24, 1913. On completion, the Woolworth Building topped the record set by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower as the world’s tallest building. The Woolworth Building was designed in the neo-Gothic style by the architect Cass Gilbert. Frank Woolworth commissioned Gilbert to design a 20-story office building as the…… Continue reading The Woolworth Building in New York opened on this day in 1913.