Woolworth Building tour follow-up

Listed below are some of the resources mentioned on the tour, together with links to the relevant web sites, or, in the case of books, to amazon.com:

Landmarks Preservation Commission designation reports on the Woolworth Building

On the subject of the “world’s tallest building” competition

Gale Fenske’s work

Barbara Christen’s work

  • Cass Gilbert, Life and Work: Architect of the Public Domain (W.W. Norton, 2001) (chapter on the Woolworth Building is by Gale Fenske).

Skyscraper Museum exhibition

New York Public Library

The new Woolworth Tower condominium project

On the saga of the last New York complex to claim the title of “World’s Tallest Building”

“The Truth About Art: Reclaiming Quality”

  • The book by Dr. Patrick Doorly that imagines (gasp!) beauty as somehow important in the visual arts…

For still more on the Woolworth Building, see the blog entry.

Finally, one participant sent the following!