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F.W. Woolworth Building
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Woolworth Building in 2011
Location 501 Houston St.,
Fort Worth, Texas
Area less than one acre
Built 1925 (1925)
Architect Wiley G. Clarkson, James T. Taylor
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference No. 94001359
Added to NRHP November 25, 1994

The F.W. Woolworth Building is a historic department store building located in Sundance Square section of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. The building served as a retail location for the F. W. Woolworth Company from 1926 to 1990. It now houses other tenants including a JoS. A. Bank Clothiers store.

Designed by Wiley G. Clarkson and James T. Taylor to be ten stories tall, the limestone and concrete structure was only built as a three-story building. The Classical Revival building includes an elaborate frieze. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

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