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Flatiron Building

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Address: 49 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C9, Canada
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Gorgeous Architecture

This building gives New York's version a run for its money! Located at a beautiful intersection, it's the subject of many photographers. When approached from either ends, this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kunal C
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building gives New York's version a run for its money! Located at a beautiful intersection, it's the subject of many photographers. When approached from either ends, this building stands tall as an important Toronto landmark. It has been well maintained and is a sight for sore eyes any time of the year! Definitely makes me a proud Torontonian.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you happen to be in downtown Toronto, near the St Lawrence Market, the Gooderham ( Flatiron ) Building is a must see. It's a beautifiul piece of architecture and quite a contrast to some of the contemporary buildings around it. The Gooderham Buildng, and the area around Queen St East near it, are worth a look.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

After exploring The Distillery District and St Lawrence Market, we were just about ready to head home. However I could not resist a quick photo stop at Toronto’s famous flatiron building -- the Gooderham Building, conveniently located at the next intersection (Front St E, Church St and Wellington St E). Our first look at this eye-catching red-brick structure was during... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This iconic building is something to behold. A regular unique fixture in downtown Toronto. Walk along the many restaurants and shops that surround this building.

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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a stunning historic building in downtown Toronto well worth a view. Just a picturesque as the flatiron building in New York.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

What an interesting building the see from all sides. The narrow end at the junction of 2 roads & the wide end with the complete wall covered with an unusual mural. Very clever. The adjacent park area undergoing renovation meant there was no pubic access.

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Thank Clio H
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The Gooderham Flatiron Building is a landmark in Toronto. It was built in 1892. The first Otis elevator installed in North America is inside. No tours are offered because it is an office building. I am blessed to work in this building. The energy is unbelievable. Al Capone walked these halls. There used to be a tunnel that ran under... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this building had lunch downstairs restaurant very good service and the food was great. Very relaxing place. close by churches, restaurants cafes flee market

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This uniquely designed building fits perfectly in the triangle plot & poses for photos day and night! Located at 49 Wellington Street East, a short walk from Front & York Streets, it is a great photo stop! Please see 4) photos I posted here.

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The flatiron building is an interesting photo opportunity and if nothing else worth a quick look while walking from union station to the Saint Lawrence market. Great use of space and some interesting shops on the nearby streets.

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