Living Large: Woolworth Building Offers Very Unique Opportunity

Living Large: Woolworth Building Offers Very Unique Opportunity

CBS New York April 2, 2019

The Big Apple skyline was changed forever in 1913, with the official opening of the Woolworth Building on Broadway in lower Manhattan.

More than 100 years later, after a massive renovation, you can live inside the landmarked building in a one-of-a kind apartment, which now for sale, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported Tuesday.

In the early 1900s the Woolworth Building was called the “Cathedral of Commerce,” because it was literally built from the nickels and dimes of founder Frank W. Woolworth’s retail emporium.

Today, in the building’s upper floors, 33 unique residences have been carved out. CBS2 visited the 40th floor, which features 6,100 square feet of re-imagined living space.

“This room between the end of the living room and where the dining room sits, it’s about 75 feet,” said developer Kenneth Horn, the president of Alchemy Properties. “The entire living room area has got these gorgeous terracotta.”

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