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The new 60-story neogothic Woolworth Building (Cass Gilbert, 1910-1913), tallest building in the world, the Catedral of Commerce. View looking southwest from Municipal Building (under construction) in the Summer of 1913, few months after of the building completion showing the Second Empire style old Post Office Building (A.B. Mullett, 1878) at left and the twin buildings of Hudson Terminal Building (Clinton & Russell, 1908); and the 1811 City Hall, below, at center.

Photo: Unknown.

Source: Annette Whiteridge “New York, Then and Now” (San Diego. Thunder Bay Press. 2001).