Woolworth Building, New York, New York
Organizer: Carol Willis
Coordinator: Ellie Rubin
Staff and Interns: Bryson Armstrong, Sben Korsh, Nicole Lau, Stephanie Morales, Amanda Mullens, Ellie Rubin, Katherine Sullivan, Adam Thalenfeld, and Kerensa Wood
Once the tallest building in the world, the Woolworth Building still proves an interesting vessel to examine wealth, glitz, and location in Manhattan. The scholarly symposium, Medieval or Modern, placed the building within a larger historiography. The event took place in the lobby of the skyscraper.