Friday, September 19, 2008

Flatiron Building New York City

Flatiron Building The building, at 175 Fifth Avenue New York City, looking south from 24th street and Broadway near Madison Square Park, late summer 2008.

Designed by Chicago's Daniel Burnham in the Beaux-Arts style. Like a classical Greek column, with limestone and glazed terra-cotta fa├žade
It was one of the first buildings to use a steel skeleton, At the rounded tip, the triangular tower is only 6.5 feet wide. The 22-story building is 285 ft tall.

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