Renovation of the Facade of the Woolworth Building

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Title: Renovation of the Facade of the Woolworth Building

Author(s): Theodore Prudon and Jerry Stockbridge

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 85

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 209-228

Keywords: facings; high-rise buildings; precast concrete; reno-209

Date: 4/1/1985

Abstract:
The 53-story Woolworth Building in New York was designed by Cass Gilbert. Ornamental Significant deterioration in the highly terra cotta facade necessitated the extensive renovation program which was completed in 1981, Extensive field and laboratorv testing was performed to develop the optimum selected utilized un the actual facade pi repair scheme. The its formed in molds t eces.precast concrete system taken from impressions