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This Daniel Burnham design got its moniker because, as you might guess, it resembles an iron.
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175 5th Ave, At 23rd St., New York City, NY 10010-7703
Flatiron District
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Reviewed 4 days 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
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Reviewed 6 days 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 2 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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Flatiron District
Offering many of the 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
...More
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Milburn3
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.
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stagetogo
April 6, 2016|
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Was not around long enough to count them all...:)
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Kdamhz
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
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Bazza61
Brisbane, Australia
Eating in Manhatten ? - but not in restaurants. (25 Replies)
I was recently in Honolulu - and, although there were many restaurants there, I found them to be not what I wanted. What I did want and find was a large "food hall" in a hotel shopping arcade, selling all kinds of food from Mexican to Asian. Cheap, quick and quite good food. I have Googled "food halls" in Manhatten but can't really find anything similar - will be staying near the Flatiron Building . Any thoughts please for casual non-restaurant eating while in New York??
August 08, 2017|
Response fromjhwanderer|
Eataly is right by the Flat iron. The Pennsy in Penn Station. There's one in the Row NYC hotel. Chelsea Market, which is a hall not a market. There's one at 43rd and 10th or 11th. It's actually a hip trend right now.
manicsfan
Manchester, United Kingdom
Trip Report - Part 2 (8 Replies)
Day 3 - Monday December 3rd Headed out for breakfast to our usual place (John’s at 2nd Ave & 44th St) where it was the usual fast, friendly and efficient service - a great start to the day! We then started quite a long walk to Union Square. We walked down 2nd Avenue until we reached 14th Street. During the walk we passed a crèche for dogs - we’ve never seen this before and it was SO cute! We could see all the dog s playing together - it was so sweet. We also saw a bus go by -...More
December 09, 2007|
Response fromNYCSoxFan44|
The fun continues. OK, when you mentioned a "creche" with dogs, what came to mind was my definition of "creche", which is typically an installation portraying Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, the Three Kings, etc. So I pictured someone creating such an installation, but with dog statues instead of human ones. But when you said "it was fun to watch the dogs play together" I kinda freaked - these were LIVE dogs portraying the biblical characters?!?!? My GOD I've got to see this. Then I looked...More
MsMangum
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Help! October 2011 Boston, Salem, Plymouth, Providence, NYC (2 Replies)
I am trying to plan a trip to Boston, Salem, Plymouth, Providence, NYC, Springfield, and back to Boston from October 5-10. I am almost 40 and will be traveling with my Native American sweetie of 59. He doesn't want to walk too much, but can get along fine enough. We do not drink. I have a plan, but not sure if it will work. Please offer any suggestions. October 5: Fly to Boston and rent a car to drive to Salem to enjoy an evening walking tour. Which tour should I take? How long is the drive...More
July 09, 2011|
Response fromTravelDeer|
To see how long it takes to drive from Groton, CT to NYC, put your destinations into Google Maps (e.g., "Groton, CT to New York City"). It will give you directions and an estimated time of travel. As far as your list of things to do in NYC, it depends on what you enjoy doing. First off, how many days to you plan on staying in NYC? Second, you may want to repost your question in the New York City forum (you are currently in the general forum for New York State) where you will likely get...More