New York City's Civic Center

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The Woolworth Building Viewed Thru Snow Covered Trees at Dusk, City Hall Park, Civic Center, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York State, USA.<br />
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The Woolworth Building at 233 Broadway was completed by the architect Cass Gilbert in 1913.  Built in the Neo-Gothic style with terra cotta detail, it was the tallest building in the world  (792 ft. high) until it was supersceded by The Chrysler Building on 42nd Street in 1930.  The building was the headquarters of the F.W. Woolworth and Co. chain of Five and Dime Stores.  When the building opened it was dubbed "The Cathedral of Commerce" by the Brooklyn minister and radio evangelist Rev. S. Parkes Cadman.