***Gilbert was on a committee judging a competition for the design of the San Francisco Public Library.***
|THE WOOLWORTH BUILDING, NEW YORK THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD, CASS GILBERT, ARCHITECT|
Cahill writes - Mr. Cass Gilbert received his training at the Boston "Tech." Among the many buildings he has designed may be mentioned the new capitol, St. Paul, Minn; Essex County court house, Newark, N. J.; the Agricultural building at the Omaha Exposition ; the Brazer building, Boston; the Broadway-Chambers building, New York; the New York custom house; the Art building and Festival Hall of the St. Louis Exposition; the Central Public Library of St. Louis; the Detroit Public Library; the plans of the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas; the completion of the Arkansas capitol, Little Rock, etc.
Click HERE to see the terracotta carvings attached to the building and HERE to see Woolworths' Empire style office.