Flatiron Building, New York City

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Erected in 1902, Flatiron Building takes its name from its resemblance to a cast-iron clothing iron and was built to fill a small wedge-shaped piece of land. Designed by Daniel Burnham, the building epitomizes the Chicago School design, which makes it distinct from the other skyscrapers in the area. Upon completion, the building was one of the tallest in the city, measuring 87 m (285 ft) in height. The building no longer carries that designation, however, it remains one of the city's iconic examples of architecture. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Flatiron Building by using our New York City holiday builder .
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  • Since it is located in an area which surely will pass, take a moment to look at this building that you times, was an absolute novelty: a picture of the well
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  • Hello, building to do, very impressive architecture that we can imagine inside, we would have maybe tried to visit inside. We had no time my wife and I that day and we have seen outside simply. Kind regards
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  • Different & unusual building, we only viewed from the outside, We passed it on the sightseeing bus tour... The friendly and excellent commentary on these buses is priceless, and if you sit upstairs ge...  more »
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  • Great outdoor space. There are food vendors everywhere so grab some food and have a seat while people watching. What I love about this place is that its in the center of the street, so you can watch people everywhere. Great way to experience NYC
  • What's not to love about this quirky, iconic landmark? It is beautiful and historic. Located directly across from Madison Square Park, and featuring tables and chairs outside it's angled walls, it's worth a visit. Bring your camera!
  • Wow... its a living breathing Icon. Perhaps the subject of more photographs than the Statue of Liberty. Well, maybe not Lady Liberty. But those cameras keep on clicking. There is a pleasant little Park across the street, known as Madison Square Park. The Shake Shack located in the park is a good place to grab a quick burger and malt.
  • The first sky scraper in New York... and well worth a look. Use the public space in front of the building get a sandwich from Eisenberg Sandwich and enjoy the view. Turn 180 degrees and enjoy the classic view of the Empire State Building... perfect morning in New York BTW the sandwich makes it!
  • This place is iconic. It is one of the most photographed building in NYC. The location is perfect being so close to Madison Square Park. It's nice in the summer months to simply grab a seat and some gelato from little eately across the street! Enjoy the scenery and take in the sites at this iconic place. Easily accessible from union square, path trains, and pretty much all metro trains!

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