32 Lobby edit The ornate, cruciform lobby, known as the "arcade 25 :PDF.
23 :162 The photos were criticized by both contemporary and modern figures as standard solutions' at best and 'architectural eye candy' at worst".
83 In October 2000, the company proposed a 2-story addition to the 29th-floor setbacks on the north and south sides of the tower, to be designed by Skidmore, Owings Merrill, who were also leading the renovation of the building.6 34 :55 The building also had a dedicated heating plant with six boilers with a capacity of 2,500 horsepower (1,900 kW).Rao, Rheaa (June 14, 2016).32 The bank vault was initially intended to be used as safe-deposit boxes, 36 though it was used by the Irving National Exchange Bank in practice.38 The basement also contains closed entrances to two New York City Subway stations.A b The Woolworth Building @ 100, The Skyscraper Museum,. .
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30 Initially, the company had considered replacing the entire terracotta facade with concrete to prevent further deterioration, but backed away from the plan due to cost and potential backlash from preservationists.
18 :12 The lobby also contains a set of German chimes designed by Harry Yerkes.24 By 1953, a new chilled water air conditioning system had been installed, bringing individual room temperature control to a third of the building.Two of the elevator shafts only went to the 29th floor, allowing extra floor space for the residents above.Watson's Watson Foundation signed a lease to relocate to the 27th floor of the building.Retrieved January 31, 2018.Paul and Pacific Railroad, on the 14th floor; the Canadian Pacific Railway, Great Northern Railway, and New York Central Railroad on the 15th floor; the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, on the 17th floor; the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, on the 19th.85 Prior to the September 11 attacks, the World Trade Center was often photographed in such a way that the Woolworth Building could be seen between 1 and 2 World Trade Center.77 The commission ultimately declined to give the Woolworth Building a designated-landmark status because of the.Additional congratulations were sent via letter from former President William Howard Taft, Governor of New Jersey James Fairman Fielder, and United States Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels.The Irving Bank would pay the remainder, and it would take up a 25-year lease for the ground floor, fourth floor, and basement.These photographs were distributed to Woolworth's stores nationwide to generate enthusiasm for the project."Flag to Fly 830 Feet Up" (PDF)."Streetscapes /1 Wall Street; A Bank's Art Deco Signature".A b c d e "Secrets of the Woolworth Building lobby"."Big Bank Building Opens Next Monday" (PDF).