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Old July 29th, 2010, 11:29 PM   #1
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Flatirons in your city

I mean tall buildings on incredible small wedge shaped plots. Do you have one or more in your city? Show it!



I will start with one in my city

Location: The Hague
Name: Strijkijzer (Dutch word for flatiron)
Height: 132 m
Built: 2007
Architect: AAArchitecten

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Old July 30th, 2010, 08:16 AM   #2
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We have two notable ones here in Toronto, the Gooderham Building of 1892:





and a much newer Novotel Hotel:

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Old July 30th, 2010, 09:03 AM   #3
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This is the closest to a flatiron building in HK



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Old July 30th, 2010, 09:05 AM   #4
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Shanghai's flatiron

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Old July 30th, 2010, 09:07 AM   #5
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cool pic of the HK one being constructed!
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:45 PM   #6
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I think this one in Hong Kong is more fitting for a flatiron shape :



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Old August 18th, 2010, 01:40 AM   #7
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This is in Nottingham, England. Built in the 1890's in fabulously detailed teracotta brick.

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Old August 18th, 2010, 04:19 AM   #8
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Kansas City, MO
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Old August 18th, 2010, 09:26 PM   #9
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New York has this one:

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Steichen 1905

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Old August 19th, 2010, 10:18 AM   #10
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That would actually be flatiron, yes?
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Old August 20th, 2010, 07:12 AM   #11
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The Coyote Building in Chicago, IL



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Old August 25th, 2010, 11:22 PM   #12
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Poultry, London

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and a lil one, but gorgeous...
public toilets, Westbourne Grove

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Old August 26th, 2010, 02:07 AM   #13
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It's not very tall, but this old gas station is interesting in downtown Dallas:



This one in Fort Worth is a true flatiron building:

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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:03 AM   #14
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Lisbon



and another one

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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:19 AM   #15
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Hehe, nice thread and some good looking buildings There are two 'flatirons' in Novi Sad!

Dalton centre, finished around 2004.
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Zoned Penthouse, still under construction
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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:23 AM   #16
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Well Berlin has the 2 Flatitons at Potsdamer Platz:
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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:25 AM   #17
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where is that guy from Eindhoven?...oh well:

Vestedatoren, Eindhoven

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Old August 26th, 2010, 01:33 PM   #18
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Peglezen (Iron building) - 1934

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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:57 PM   #19
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"Fetta di Polenta" or Antonelli's house, Turin

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Old August 26th, 2010, 05:36 PM   #20
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Pure Spirit Condos, c.2009, Toronto


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