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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
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When you live in NYC you become a tour guide for your guests. I actually became a Certified Licensed NYC Tour Guide, but do not do it for a living. The Flatiron Building had been used in so much media, entertainment and NYC photo-ops over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place to see for yourself. I took a leisurely walk up 5th avenue from Times Square and just seeing that amazing structure in the distance was amazing. You cannot take enough photos! A lovely park just to the right of the "pointy"...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LaChelle_2304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic and breath taking. A great place to photograph. Take a seat in Madison park opposite an x admire! A must do!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tr8v2l3r
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Building is very old, more than 100 years. It's considered as one of the first NYC skyscrapers, noticeable due to very atypical triangle architecture.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 14 January 2019

This is the first time I've seen The Flatiron Building up close and it's simply stunning. Worth a look and a few photos if you are nearby. Pleased I can tick this off my bucket list now.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christoper L
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Really cool looking building and very unique. Would love to see the inside one day. A fun building to see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lusreviews
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Whenever I come to New York I make sure that I get to see the flat iron. The proportions are perfect and ii is so very pleasing to gaze at. Worth going out of your way to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 29 December 2018

As others here have commented, the Flatiron building isn’t worthy of a destination by itself, but if you are in the area visiting other sights, then head on over to snap a few photos and check out the exterior. Despite being a one-trick pony, it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dunadan
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Even though this is just a building to look at its a must to do when in NYC due to the buildings history also it’s an incredible looking building from all angles! There’s a subway stop nearby and also plenty of other things within walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank longpod212
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Looks like it could tip over, and is a NYC icon. Medium walk from Empire State Building and is worth the look.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randell G
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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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26 November 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.
6 April 2016|
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Response from AndrzejK0725 | Reviewed this property |
Was not around long enough to count them all...:)
15 January 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