Virtual Program: New York's Woolworth Building & the Five-and-Dime Store Legacy
Monday, August 307:00—8:30 PMVirtualLangley-Adams Library185 Main Street, Groveland, MA, 01834
Join us for this special program with historian and licensed guide, Bob Gelber! Bob will share his virtual tour about this famous landmark and business.
Frank W. Woolworth's had this building built to represent his success and wealth from creating the first five-and dime-stores in America and then worldwide.
Bob will discuss an overview of Woolworth and his bargain stores, why the building's design was ahead of its time in 1913, a virtual look at the unique architectural details from its terracotta façade to its ornate lobby that has a sculpture of Woolworth counting nickels, also rare photos of the off-limit areas.
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Capacity: 85 of 100 spaces available.
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