This photos was taken shortly after the buikding was completed.
The Flatiron Building was built in 1902 in New York, New York, USA. The name “Flatiron” comes from the cast-iron clothes hanger. The building is not an isosceles triangle like the hanger but it is a right triangle. The surface area of the building is 129150 ft^3 and the volume of the building is 128250 ft^3. The apex is only 6.5 ft. wide.
Surface Area= 129150 ft^3
Volume= 128250 ft^3
This is an iron clothes hanger that the building's name came from.