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Cass Gilbert

10 August 2010

1936 – Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse has two major parts, the seven-storey base and the thirty-storey tower. Commissioned in 1931, construction began in July 1932 and lasted three and a...

10 August 2010

1913 – Woolworth Building, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Woolworth Building was constructed in neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert, who was commissioned by Frank Woolworth in 1910 to design the new corporate headquarters. Originally planned to be...

10 August 2010

1907 – Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The building was designed by Minnesotan Beaux Arts architect Cass Gilbert, whose selection to design the building was marked with controversy. In 1899, the United States Department of the Treasury...

15 January 2010

Gilbert, Cass (1859-1934)

Cass Gilbert was born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1859, and studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1912, Gilbert designed the Woolworth Building in New York City. His other works include...

22 September 2009

1900 – Northern Pacific Railroad Depot, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Northern Pacific was the first major railroad to go through Fargo, and the only mainline through the city. The line of the Great Northern Railroad was a spur from...

17 September 2009

1905 – State Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Cass Gilbert When the Minnesota Territory was organized in 1849, the legislature held its first meetings in a log hotel in St. Paul. Not until five years later was the first Capitol...