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  • 1. The Flatiron Buildingin New York CityAn educational experience with OnBoard Sightseeing Tours inNew York City!http://newyorktours.onboardtours.com
  • 2. Built by the same Americanarchitect of Union Station inWashington, D.C., The Flatironbuilding still stands more than100 years later in LowerManhattan south of MadisonSquare Park. Now in thedesignated “Flatiron” district,this building holds much history,and many great Americanstories. Considered to be agroundbreaking skyscraper in it’syouth, The Flatiron buildingstarted off as only one of twoskyscrapers in Manhattan in1902.
  • 3. The original tenants of The Flatironbuilding were George A. Fuller andThe Fuller Company, a buildingcompany known to be the pioneersof manufacturing skyscrapers. Atthe time, these were hard to buildsafely, but were pulled off by usingsteel frames for the buildingstructure instead of other materialscommonly used in this time.Eventually, The Fuller Companyconstructed their own building andleft The Flatiron building.
  • 4. Another past tenant was Equitable Life Assurance Society, aninsurance company originated in The U.K. and known as the world’soldest mutual insurer beginning its operation in 1762. A few smallbusinesses also had a chance to step into the historical tales of TheFlatiron building, and even music publishers were located within thisskyscrapers unique historical structure.
  • 5. When visiting Manhattan, NewYork, getting to see TheFlatiron building is a great stopto make time for in your tripplans. With OnBoardSightseeing Tours in New YorkCity, we include this buildingalong a guided walk with aLicensed Tour Guide in our NewYork See It All! Tour and ourNew York See It All! Premiumtour. Have our amazing guidestell you the tales of theFlatiron’s “Cowcatcher” at theprow, and learn of all of thedifferent Cigar Stores, andretail companies that occupiedspace in the last hundred yearsof this majestic building’s life.Get a chance to walk by andsee it continue to grow intotime, before you never get thechance to!
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  • 7. Presentation brought to you byOnBoard Tours. Check out ourtours in New York City Check out the following sites forLas VegasWashington DC more New York City information:Los Angeles http://toursandtravel.pbworks.com http://www.squidoo.com/New-York-Tours http://tournewyorkcity.webs.com/ http://www.pirveli-llc.com/?tag=new-york-city-tours http://searchingnewyork.com/newyorkcity/new-york-information-tours/ http://searchingcities.com/travel/category/new-york-city/ New York City Tours Collage - http://www.flickr.com/photos/96926231@N00/8239438123/in/photostream/