The Woolworth Building is a neo-Gothic skyscraper in Lower Manhattan, New York City, constructed from 1910 to 1913. It beat out the Metropolitian Life Tower to become the world's tallest building in 1913. It would hold this record for nearly two decades until it was overtaken by 40 Wall Street in 1930.
250 years after people. Although it has outlived taller New York skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and 40 Wall Street, the demise of the Woolworth Building is not far away. The building's weakened frame can no longer support the weight of the floors and the Woolworth Building collapses.