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This Daniel Burnham design got its moniker because, as you might guess, it resembles an iron.
175 5th Ave, At 23rd St., New York City, NY 10010-7703
Flatiron District
+1 212-477-0947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the Flatiron was completed in 1902; nobody would have envisaged this beautiful pre-deco intersecting structure pegging the South Madison Park Area would become famous for a newspaper who employed a photographer able morph into a spider. Not being able to use my 'spidey-senses' and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jassimalkanani
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to NYC before but have never been able to find the time to see this iconic building. I am so glad it worked out this time because I was even more impressed with the building than I expected to be. This is one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the landmark triangular building at the crossing of Broadway and 5th Avenue, near the Madison Park. It's beautiful structure to take picture . If you visit Newyork definitely must see this building.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must on the NYC bucket list. Interesting and iconic picture. It is easily visited en route to other parts of NY. It basically is a photo opportunity. However right next to it is a mini Italian foodie dept store which is amazing if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building makes one of the most iconic pictures of New York City. And that says a lot in a city like NYC.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

….BUT KINDA UNDERWHELMING. This building may gruntle architecture buffs and engineering wonks (the steel - not iron - frame yada) but for this tourist it failed to live up to the gushing stuff dished up by so many travel guides. From the outside it looks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank blackeldo
Reviewed November 10, 2018

one of the simble of N.Y located in watershed area of ​​the city. Environment around is full of energy and charm. Shopping, restaurants, the best buildings.... you find all.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simona b
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is a real architectural gem in the city and is many ways quite iconic and is certainly worth a look at at any time of the day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful old building that is thankfully historically preserved. Beautiful by day or night. A must see if you are into architecture or photography.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

What is it about this building? Is it its shape, or its street position, or it’s relatively small size, or it’s architecture or is it because it’s featured in so many movies/TV shows. Probably a combination of all the above reasons. We had to come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Phil-Joel
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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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November 25, 2016|
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Response from swift314 | Reviewed this property |
The building comprises of shops - lower floor and office upper floors so unless you ar going on business or find a friendly business owner highly unlikely - but still the best views are on the outside.
April 6, 2016|
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Response from AndrzejK0725 | Reviewed this property |
Was not around long enough to count them all...:)
January 15, 2016|
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Response from hh73050 | Reviewed this property |
I am going to check with my cousin who lives close by and get back to you