One of New York City’s most beloved buildings is the Flatiron Building. Though never one of the tallest buildings in the city, it was nonetheless revolutionary in its own way due to its construction method. Here are some fun facts not commonly known about the iconic building.
Photograph by Filip Wolak via Whitney Museum Facebook Page
There are regular installations in the glass Flatiron Prow Art Space, sponsored by Sprint. In 2013, Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks was recreated there. Most recently, 50 steel helmets from the Vietnam War hung as part of Eyes on the Ground. Artist Hu Bing is now on display there.