Flatiron District

Manhattan , NY

The Flatiron District is the neighborhood surrounding the Flatiron Building. The Ladies’ Mile Historic District is located in the Flatiron District.

The neighborhood was formerly known as the Toy District when there was a large number of toy manufactures (c. 1900-1940) and then the Photo District (c.1940-1980). The neighborhood is now a mix of commercial, mainly advertising and tech and residential.

Location

Generally the Flatiron District is bounded by 14th Street, Union Square and Greenwich Village to the south; Sixth Avenue and Chelsea to the west; 23rd Street and Madison Square to the north; and Park Avenue and Gramercy Park to the east

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Flatiron Building
Flatiron Building, New York, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated: September 20, 1966 The Flatiron Building is an example of the early steel-framed skyscraper built on an unusual triangular site. LEARN MORE
Designated: September 20, 1966 The Flatiron Building is an example of the early steel-framed skyscraper built on an unusual triangular site. LEARN MORE
Ladies’ Mile Historic District
Flatiron Building, New York, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Historic District

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Designated May 2, 1989 From the 1860s until just before World War I, Ladies’ Mile was the city’s most popular LEARN MORE
Designated May 2, 1989 From the 1860s until just before World War I, Ladies’ Mile was the city’s most popular LEARN MORE
Sidewalk Clock – 200 Fifth Avenue

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated: August 25, 1981 *Introduced in the 1860s, cast-iron street clocks were popular both as everyday conveniences and as novel LEARN MORE
Designated: August 25, 1981 *Introduced in the 1860s, cast-iron street clocks were popular both as everyday conveniences and as novel LEARN MORE
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
1 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated: June 13, 1989 Built in 1907-09, the Metropolitan Life tower, was for four years after its completion, the tallest LEARN MORE
Designated: June 13, 1989 Built in 1907-09, the Metropolitan Life tower, was for four years after its completion, the tallest LEARN MORE