Woolworth Building

Woolworth Building (HM2E5P)

Location: New York, NY 10007 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.746', W 74° 0.501'

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Frank W. Woolworth, 1852-191, original president of F.W. Woolworth Co., built this "Cathedral of Commerce" of Gothic design in 1913. Cass Gilbert was architect. Its sixty stories rise 790 feet and one inch above the street and until 1931 it was the highest office building in the world.
Plaque erected 1957 by The New York Community Trust
HM NumberHM2E5P
Year Placed1957
Placed ByThe New York Community Trust
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Date Added Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583761 N 4507308
Decimal Degrees40.71243333, -74.00835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.746', W 74° 0.501'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 44.76" N, 74° 0' 30.06" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646, 718, 347
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 233 Broadway, New York NY 10007, US
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