April 28

Woolworth Building 100th anniversary dinner

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This year – 2013 – has been terrific for 100th anniversaries. Grand Central Terminal’s 100th birthday has been much in the news, but another major landmark has also attracted centennial attention – the Woolworth Building, once the wold’s tallest skyscraper and still one of the city’s grandest, with one of its most spectacular lobbies (links are to the Landmarks Commission’s official designation reports).

Last week saw a series of events marking the Woolworth centennial.  The entire affair (more…)