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Flatiron Building

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Address: 49 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C9, Canada
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Iron silhouette

The Flatiron building. Like a Flat Iron I guess. Located on Fifth Avenue, it is considered an icon of New York City and one of its most photographed building. It has a triangular... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Flatiron building. Like a Flat Iron I guess. Located on Fifth Avenue, it is considered an icon of New York City and one of its most photographed building. It has a triangular shape that gives the impression of an iron silhouette. You may recognise this as the headquarters of the Daily Bugle.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gooderham Flatiron Building is a landmark in Toronto. It was built in 1892. The first Otis elevator installed in North America is inside. No tours are offered because it is an office building. I am blessed to work in this building. The energy is unbelievable. Al Capone walked these halls. There used to be a tunnel that ran under... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I love this building had lunch downstairs restaurant very good service and the food was great. Very relaxing place. close by churches, restaurants cafes flee market

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This uniquely designed building fits perfectly in the triangle plot & poses for photos day and night! Located at 49 Wellington Street East, a short walk from Front & York Streets, it is a great photo stop! Please see 4) photos I posted here.

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The flatiron building is an interesting photo opportunity and if nothing else worth a quick look while walking from union station to the Saint Lawrence market. Great use of space and some interesting shops on the nearby streets.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

So what do you build on a triangle plot? A triangle building of course!! Its so good to see the old and the new mixing well in this city. Great for a photo opportunity although you cannot go inside. Take a look at the back of the building, there is a fabulous mural but not sure how long this will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

After living in New York for a couple of years I have to say Toronto is not much smaller! It is a very green city where modern architecture peacefully coexist with old traditions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

St Lawrence Market was closed but the walk took us by here. Love the way Toronto mixes the old with the new.....sometimes literally!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

If you are not big into taking pictures, then this really is not a good place to stop in Toronto. Having said that, do not miss the back of this building for a surprise!

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Elma, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Nothing too much to see unless you are really excited about architecture. 5 stories high. Hard to get a clear picture without traffic.

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