New York: Broadway Park Place Co., 1918. Revised edition. Decorated Wraps, beige w/gilt design & lettering. Quarto, pp. 30, color illustrations & b/w photographs throughout. Very Good, Pages in Near Fine Condition, closed tear on cover repaired with cellophane tape. Item #19452
A beautifully illustrated volume describing the opening of the Woolworth Building by then President Wilson, depicting its facade, its place on the New York skyline at the time, its appearance when illuminated at night, and also describing its various engineering and safety features. There are also historic photographs of the grand arcade, boiler room, and Mr. Woolworth's private office.