The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City That Arose with It
Even before the Flatiron Building was completed in 1902, people were completely mesmerized by it. Now, for the first time, New York’s beloved icon is the subject of a book. “Flatiron” tells the wonderful and sometimes bizarre stories surrounding the construction of this quirky building, which is known throughout the world. The story of the Flatiron is also the story of New York’s transformation into a modern city, as fabulously wealthy and powerful men were buying up real estate, knocking down old buildings, and erecting skyscrapers.