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Flatiron Building

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Address: 49 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C9, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 362-3444
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
RDCononver
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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Florida
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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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Poulsbo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank Lynne D
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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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Marysville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Great building to photograph. But, there's always at least one in every old city. They're all about the same, coming to a narrow rounded point on their narrow end. Take a picture if you walk by. But don't make a special trip if you've seen a building like this before.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Come here first thing in the morning and get a beautiful glow to the south side of the building. Architectural gem

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Referred to as the Flatiron Building, the tremendous red-brick Gooderham Building is a truly marvelous historic landmark of Toronto, located at 49 Wellington Street East ... Found on the eastern edge of the city's Financial District ( about three blocks east of Yonge Street ), it is in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood wedged between Front Street and Wellington Street,... More 

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