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Flatiron Building Dumpster Yields Random Debris

From the dumpster next to the Flatiron Building, a special Curbed correspondent says "not so fast" to our report yesterday that terra cotta harvested from the facade is ripe for the picking:

Don't rush to the Flatiron Building dumpster. I strolled by on my way to work this morning to a the giant container covered with a giant tarp, tied down. Inside was a big pile of broken rocks. A couple of bricks, but nothing big enough to be idenifiable as anything other than random construction debris. Most pieces were unreachable without climbing in, which was too much commitment for me. I grabbed a couple of chunks, but they weren't really notable, so I chucked them back in. Maybe they're keeping the good stuff elsewhere for reuse or sale to one of those architectural stores.
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