The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, 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 one of only two skyscrapers north of 14th Street – the other being the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower, one block east.
The construction on the Flatiron building in Manhattan, New York was completed in 1902 and back then it was one of the tallest buildings in the city. The name of the building makes reference to its resemblance to a cast-iron clothes iron. www.bbggadv.com