Vintage Photograph Shows a Snow Covered 23rd Street and Flatiron Building Circa 1905

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Photo: Imgur

The Flatiron Building opened in 1902 and is one of the most significant architectural wonders in New York City.

In this vintage photograph from 1905, just 3 years after its opening, we are looking East down 23rd Street towards a towering Flatiron Building, with a snow covered street with horse drawn carriages and trollies lined up on the side. For comparison, here is a Google Streetview of the same shot 111 years later.

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