On this day, November 24th, 1859, American architect Cass Gilbert is born in Ohio. Extremely talented, Gilbert was hired to design a New York City masterpiece, The Woolworth Building for Frank W. Woolworth. One of the oldest skyscraper's The Woolworth Building was completed in 1913.
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