Woolworth Building

Woolworth Building New York City


Stock #: 96632
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: The American Art Publishing Co.
Postmark: 1938 Oct-15
PM City: Monroeton
PM State: PA
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Occupies a plot 152 x 197 feet at Broad-way and Barclay Street. It is the tallest building in the world. Rising to a height of 750 feet, 55 stories above the ground. The foundation consists of caissons 19 feet in diameter sunk to bedrock, 110 to 130 feet below the ground. Total cost is estimated at $15,000,000.

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