Woolworth Building


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Woolworth Building

in New York City; erected by Frank Woolworth in 1913; tallest building until Empire State Building (1930-1931). [Architecture: NCE, 3004]
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In the cover image, fans get a first look at Scamander, briefcase in hand, standing inside the entrance of the Magical Congress of the United States of America (or MCUSA), which is the American version of the Ministry of Magic that's housed inside the Woolworth Building in the blockbuster.
Pyrenees in early 2014 opened a wine bar, The Lounge at Pyrenees, on the first floor of the downtown Woolworth Building, near Broadway and Willamette.
Woolworth building in Greensboro, North Carolina, known for the iconic non-violent protests of the "sit-in movement" that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement of the South.
In 1913, the 792-foot Woolworth Building, at that time the tallest skyscraper in the world, officially opened in Manhattan as President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button at the White House to signal the lighting of the towering structure.
The world's most famous skyscraper made by Woolworth Building part-owner, Rubin Schron is in the process of rolling into a multi-office building IPO by Malkin Holdings, which expects its partner in the operating company, the Helmsley Estate, to sell its shares to the public, New York Post reports.
LIKE many people, I am looking forward to the opening of J D Wetherspoons in the old Woolworth building at the Yew Tree in Yardley.
An office building called the Woolworth Building was built on the site.
Other landmarks within a few blocks include City Hall, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Woolworth Building, once the nation's tallest.
Cantilevered over the East River and large enough to run a train through its center, the structure on Kent Avenue matched the vertical achievement of the Woolworth Building in sheer massive sturdiness.
The Woolworth Building in Manhattan was built by Frank Woolworth in 1913 as a lasting legacy and was the tallest in the world until the Chrysler Building was erected in 1930.
Now would be the perfect time to relearn some of the lessons lost when modernism explicitly rejected the past, so that something can be built at Ground Zero that is elegant in the most timeless sense of the word, elegant in the way that the Woolworth Building, mere blocks from the Trade Center site, is.
In 1915, Duchamp elevates a snow shovel to readymade status with the title In Advance of the Broken Arm, and considers designating as a readymade the Woolworth Building in Manhattan.