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Small Group Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Manhattan
"This 6 or 8-hour walking tour is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes!  The 8 hour walking tour includes all the stops on a 6 hour tour with additional stops at the Highline South Street Seaport Gramercy & Union Square and the East Village. See detailed itinerary below."
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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Enjoy pre-recorded tour narration in 11 different languages! In addition to live tour guides in English you can choose pre-recorded narration in English French Spanish German Italian Portuguese Mandarin
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New York City Sightseeing Tour by Coach
"This tour narrated by a professional tour guide includes 9 stops at some of the most iconic spots of New York City. The first featured stops are Lincoln Center Central Park West the Dakota Building the Upper West Side and Harlem. We’ll drive past the American Museum of Natural History the Guggenheim Museum
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Flatiron Building

When finished in the first decade of the 20th century, the Flatiron Building was the tallest skyscraper in the world. Imagine what New York City was like when construction ended. A view from the...
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mrclay2000
Aug 13, 2005

Flatiron Building

Not well known among those not from the area, or not into historic architecture, the Flatiron Building is a favorite of New Yorkers and admirers around the world. Perhaps because it symbolizes so much...
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1W1V
Jul 20, 2005

What a unique building

It's the Flatiron Building, called that because it's in the Flatiron District. It's sort of "wedged in" where 5th Avenue and Broadway meet, hence it's unique shape. Cross 23rd Street and you're in...
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spgood301
Apr 18, 2005

Flatiron Building

We didn't make it to the Flatiron Building on this trip but we did see it from top of the Empire state building.We have added it to our iternary for this trip.Can you find the Flatiron building in...
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butterflykizzez04
Mar 27, 2005

Flatiron Building

Originally called the Fuller Building after the first occupant, the Fuller Construction Company, the triangular shape resembling a flat iron gave the building its nickname which stuck. The unusual...
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Dabs
Jan 16, 2005

Flatiron Building

Originally named the Fuller Building after the construction company that owned it, this building by Chicago architect Davit Burnham was the tallest in the world when it was completed in 1902. One of...
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SnoopySue
Dec 29, 2004

Flatiron Building

Another example of the diverse NY architecture: the Flatiron building. Facing it, it indeed looks like an iron and if you look from a specific angle, the building is nearly flat. This particular form...
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Mahieu
Nov 17, 2004

Every town should have one!

The Flatiron Building was New Yorks first skyscraper, completed in 1902. Apparently at the time, New Yorkers were scared it was going to fall down!!It is a fabulous triangular tower and is only six...
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sue_stone
Sep 23, 2004

FlatIron Building

Triangular like a Clothes Iron, hence the name, and the neighborhoods name. I work across the street from this piece of pie in the Toy Building and have a profile view from my office window. Its at a...
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chodearm
Aug 23, 2004

By heck, you should see the size of the shirts...

Everyone who visits New York, must come away with an impression of their favourite building.For some it will be avant-garde design of the Guggenheim, for others the dainty top of the Chrysler, or the...
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sourbugger
May 23, 2004

Flatiron Building

Our hotel was right around the corner from the flatiron building, and this is my favourite skyscraper in New York, because of its unusual shape and amazing detail. It was completed in 1903 and for a...
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Custodyspice
Apr 18, 2004

One of the first ever "cast-iron" buildings.

The triangle made by Fifth Avenue, Broadway and 23rd St is the site of one of New York's most famous early skyscrapers : the Flatiron Building (originally named the Fuller building, after the...
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Christophe_Ons
Mar 11, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Flatiron Building

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Museum of Sex

Kink the Museum of Sex? In the window the sign reads "please do not touch, lick, stroke or mount the exhibit". Now from there my tip is for you to use your imagination. I only got a picture of this...
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Union Square Green Market

Union Square is noted for its impressive equestrian statue of U.S. President George Washington and many subways underneath; it lies over the 14th Street, the Union Square New York City Subway station,...
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Union Square - Gramercy

“One should eat to live, not live to eat.” —Moliere (1622-1673) Union Square is one of New York City’s great public spaces. The addition of the market with 60,000 shoppers shop, interacting with...
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Forbes Magazine Galleries

Unfortunately, this smaller museum used to hold some of the worlds greatest treasures. But alas, the twelve Imperial Easter Eggs created by the House of Faberge (as well as many other items), were...
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Empire State Building

This is yet another icon of New York City. Glimpses of it are shown in movies and TV shows set in NYC. It is internationally famous. We have learned that the Empire State Building stands at 1,454...
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New York Skyride

You can book a combination ticket for the NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building. The skyride is in the building and is an IMAX simulated aerial tour of NYC done while you sit in motion seats that...
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Getting to Flatiron Building

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175 5th Ave., Manhattan, NY 10010

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