The iconic Flatiron Building sold at auction in New York City on Tuesday for $161m.
After a spirited bidding contest, the building’s current part-owner Jeffrey Gural secured the winning offer and promised to preserve the protected landmark.
“I’m a New Yorker, I own 40 other buildings. I’m not going to screw up my legacy,” the 80-year-old real estate mogul told The Independent after the auction.
The famed New York City landmark went under the hammer on the…