Asheville, North Carolina: Large Iron

Statues of large appliances have prepared us for an invasion by crisply dressed giants. Positioned across from the Flat Iron Building, the flat iron was created by artist Reed Todd in 1997.
Battery Park Ave., Asheville, NC
Battery Park Avenue and Wall Street.
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The iron is in a great non-vehicle area with some cute shops and restaurants.

[J Proud, 05/29/2015]

Large Iron

Large Iron

The large iron is in a nice touristy area with lots of cute places to eat!

[Vance, 03/29/2015]

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Large Iron

Walking along the street to the Tupelo Honey Cafe (yum!), we turned a corner and ran into the giant iron.

[Sarah & Tom, 08/10/2011]

Big Iron.

Large Iron

The large iron seems to be ground zero for street performers.

[Bing Futch, 08/14/2010]

Big Iron.

Large Iron

We discovered this giant flatiron that was originally designed by a local Asheville artist, Reed Todd. It directs visitors to the 1926 Flat Iron Building, an Asheville landmark with an unusual wedge shape that houses shops and businesses.

Every time we walked by the iron there was a street musician performing in front of it.

[Paul Karz, 07/17/2009]

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