The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is a triangular steel-framed landmarked building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper.
The Flatiron Building. The New York City skyscraper, The Flatiron, August The iconic building is bordered by Broadway on the left and Fifth Ave on the right. Detroit Publishing Company photo courtesy of Shorpy.
The wider side of the Gooderham Building in Toronto is marked by an artful painting made in the style of trompe l’oeil, meaning ‘to deceive the eye.’ The Flatiron Mural by Canadian artist Derek Besant, mirrors the building directly across from it.