Secrets of the Woolworth Building

Secrets of the Woolworth Building

Join Bob Gelber, licensed NYC tour Guide, for a romp through the “Cathedral of Commerce,” Frank W. Woolworth’s Company Headquarters. 

  • See one of the most beautiful glass ceilings ever installed in a building
  • Enjoy the cathedral-like details of the interior
  • Learn about the fireproofing of this building – making it one of the most fire-proof structures ever created.
  • Discover the amenities in the Woolworth Tower that never existed in a commercial building before in America.

About the event:

This icon of a skyscraper, representing Frank’s enormous success as the founder of the Woolworth 5 & 10.  The tallest building in the World for 17 years, announcing Woolworth’s success, wealth and ego.  You will visit this engineering marvel of the early 20th Century.  This skyscraper, designed by one of the most famous architects of the day, would become the marker for how to build a modern structure, and change architecture forever.

About Bob Gelber

Bob Gelber is a licensed tour guide in NYC for the last 15 years, and has been an active member of the Guides Assn. of NYC, sitting on the Board of Directors for 6 years and being a member of numerous committees.  Bob has also been on staff at the Metropolitan Museum for the last 15 years, as a volunteer, and is an active member and volunteer of OpenHouseNY.

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