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Flatiron Building Trompe L'Oeil - 02 - Closeup - Mod 02 - Plastic Wrap | by Wordhewer
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Flatiron Building Trompe L'Oeil - 02 - Closeup - Mod 02 - Plastic Wrap

This is the rear face of a building in Toronto known as the "Flatiron Building" because of its wedge shape at the convergence of two downtown roads. The "windows" and drapes are painted on the raw brick. It's what the French call "trompe-l'oeil" -- "fool the eye". I think it's exceptional.

 

My own photo, taken circa 2003.

 

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Uploaded on July 13, 2006