The Flatiron Building (or Fuller Building, as it was originally called) is located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. Upon completion in 1902, it was one of the tallest buildings in the city and the only skyscraper north of 14th Street. The building sits on a triangular island-block formed by Fifth Avenue, Broadway and East 22nd Street, with 23rd Street grazing the triangle's northern (uptown) peak. As with numerous other wedge-shaped buildings, the name "Flatiron" derives from its resemblance to a cast-iron clothes iron.
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Kitty_the_Wild (1169) 2012-03-18 12:58
Really a great cut for this image, good management of B&W, I like the increasing light mirroring in the windows, and the building entering in the sky.
npecanhuk (53901) 2012-03-18 13:26
I love that building!
This angle is attractive too!
Sharpness, exposure, black & white, vertical format and composition are excellent!
TFS - congrats,
cargus (6456) 2012-03-18 22:36
An interesting architectural detail,sharpness and exposure are excellent!...Well done.!!
- Copyright: Chuck Kuhn (ckuhn55) (2660)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2012-03-12
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon T3i, Canon EF 24-105 f/4L IS USM
- Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-03-18 12:43