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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Flatiron Building New York

Is not well between them do not know the area, whether in historical architecture, Flatiron Building of New Yorkers and fans worldwide favorite. Maybe that's how it's very symbol of New Yorkers see themselves - rebellious, bold, innovative, and interesting. Srayt only with grime and soot to highlight details. Flatiron's most interesting feature is its shape - a figure before a grand ocean liner off the streets of trade as plowing the waves of this domain through hull plows. Supreme just six feet of the building is wide, and a limestone Gothic and Renaissance details of Greek faces and adorned with flowers cotta clay pitcher will spread. A construction, other cultural - both for reputation building claimed. Some consider Flatiron building in New York City to be the first skyscraper. It's certainly a 285-foot tall steel facade that to hold the frame in the city for employment is one of the first buildings, but was not first. Some form (like a flatiron) less art and more dangerous than was thought. They thought that this fall, the Flatiron building construction was given nickname is "the nonsense Burnham." Heritage building is little more interesting and morality as a local social consciousness passed. He was in the building because of the women around as they walked on the street 23rd flight will skirt has created unusual eddies. Attract the throngs of young people who gathered to see barelegged scene. Police for them, calling them the doors of heavy breathers will try to disperse "23 Skidoo." This phrase has passed out of common usage, but this family, the word "Scram" Dictionary of American lives in the back corner.

Quick Facts
  • Construction finish: 1902
  • Designed by: Daniel H. Burnham
  • Type: Skyscraper
  • Maximum Height: 285 feet / 87 meters

    "...Quite the most notorious thing in New York and attracts more attention than all the other buildings now going up together...We have to congratulate the architect on the success of his detail. . . of giving appropriate texture to his walls...The manufacturer has managed exactly to match the warm yellow-gray of the limestone base in the tint of the terra cotta above." -Architectural Record, 1902


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