flatiron flatiron

Definition(s):

  • (n) an iron that was heated by placing it on a stove

Usage(s):

  1. Another day he smelled burning flesh, saw his own toes pressed against a flatiron, yet felt no pain.
  2. Near Helsinki's airport a Finn, armed with a flatiron, attacked a Russian soldier.
  3. To them, the grimy faced, flatiron-shaped building at 11 Rue Scribe, across the street from the Opera, has been their home away from home.

News

  1. Comebacks: One Madison Park's Sales Office Might Finally Open in August

    Troubled One Madison Park has been a question mark on the Flatiron skyline for several years running, even more so with the recent removal of an on-sale date from developer Related's website. A kind Curbed tipster fills in some of...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

  2. Village uproar at build plans

    Greenwich Village preservationists are fighting a plan for an 18-story residential tower at Sixth Avenue and Sullivan Street, calling it another blow to the South Village’s vanishing character.The developers are asking the city for a zoning change to build the Flatiron Building-inspired, 210-foot tower, including 27 condos, two...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  • "We first were going to call ourselves Acme Ventures. We were going to use the Road Runner as our logo. That didn't work out," Wilson said with a laugh. "We started out with the Flatiron Building as our logo. We got sued. That's a long...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Fred Wilson Source: CNET News

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