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Frank Brault | all galleries >> Connecticut >> Other Places - Connecticut > #22 Flatiron
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#22 Flatiron
Frank Brault

#22 Flatiron

Chester, Connecticut USA

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There is a bit of a coincidence to this photo. Wednesday, my wife and I were on our way to Gillette Castle for me to get some photos for the July Challenge and I spotted this building in Chester, a little town on the Connecticut River. I did not know the name for this type of architecture. Yesterday I was commenting and ran across "Flatiron Building" by Michael Parkinson and now I know. :) Thanks Michael. For his photo:

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norbi27-Jul-2011 22:45
A jewel in black and white, Frank. BV. norbi
Brenda27-Jul-2011 00:09
This is wonderful, Frank! I need to get downtown to photograph the Rochester Flatiron Building. This has so much more character though. Wonderful find!
Stephanie25-Jul-2011 09:12
Beautiful building Frank! Love the photo! V
ps ~ I saw the Flatiron Bldg. in NYC this weekend! :)
Michael Parkinson25-Jul-2011 02:31
I started a Flatiron thread in the Show & Tell section. I would be honoured if you join me.
Yvonne23-Jul-2011 11:32
Fabulous shot, sort of reminds me of the shape of a tram with the date at the top like that! v
Janice Dunn23-Jul-2011 09:12
designed and built just for this corner
Mieke WA Minkjan23-Jul-2011 07:36
a great composition Frank of the house and the environment V
Ieke Vonk23-Jul-2011 06:18
I love this old building.
Cindi Smith23-Jul-2011 04:06
Love this old building. Too bad the power lines were in the way. But, it still is a great shot. Love it in B&W. Would love to go inside.
J. Scott Coile22-Jul-2011 23:45
Looks like a place where everybody know your name :-)
maggie_falconi22-Jul-2011 15:42
Love the composition with that climbing road on the side!! Very nice capture Frank!! V
Mairéad22-Jul-2011 15:21
This is a really unusual building -nice capture with the road giving a sense of place. V
Walter O. Koenig22-Jul-2011 14:51
Cool perspective and great tones and and details.
Michael Parkinson22-Jul-2011 14:34
Thanks Frank, this place has character and unless Chester has two of them the following link probably applies.
All those power and communication lines that Europe, to a large degree, has placed under ground, drive me to distraction. I'll add you to the list.
Jeroen Bosman22-Jul-2011 14:16
I like all the lines on the raod and in the air, v