Aerial views of the Flatiron Building. The Flatiron Building Fuller Building or as is known, is a skyscraper located in Manhattan centenary. It was one of the tallest buildings in New York when he finished construction in 1902. Official Named George A. Fuller, founder of construction company that funded the work and had died in 1900. The Flatiron is located on a triangular block bounded on the south by 22nd Street, west on Fifth Avenue and east of Broadway. The latter two streets converge in front of the building on 23rd Street, at the height of Madison Square. The surrounding neighborhood is called the Flatiron District in his honor. The Beaux Arts style building was designed by architect Daniel Burnham Chicago school. Like a classical Greek column, its limestone and terra cotta facade is divided horizontally into three parts. The use of steel in its construction enabled the work reaches 87 m in height, which would have been very difficult using the usual techniques of the time. Better known world by the nickname Flatiron Building due to its characteristic triangular shape similar to the plates of the time, initially was given the official name of Fuller Building, in honor of the Promoter who commissioned its construction, George A. Fuller, who sadly died two years before the work is finished in 1900. The building was opened in 1902 and is considered one of the oldest skyscrapers of New York City. The construction of this building led to a new architectural style came to New York, the Skyscraper (Skyscraper). The famous building was designed by the renowned architect of the Chicago School Burnham Daniel Hudson, who was able to raise the building to nearly 87 meters of the time thanks to the internal steel structure that supports it. The structural system was inherited from previous high-rise buildings made in the city of Chicago, especially after the sad fire in 1871. Thanks to this structure of steel could begin to take the facades of buildings with curtain wall system, this innovative structural system initiated by the Chicago School in the last third of the IXX century is being implemented today in the design of many skyscrapers and tall buildings in art.