NYC Trivia League Hosts our Monday Night Trivia in The Beer Cellar
About Flatiron HallInspired by the Student Art League of New York Flatiron Hall is located in New York City’s Flatiron District featuring a Victorian style 25ft. bar from the Commodore Hotel in downtown Manhattan, from 1870 with antique leaded glass arches. Our menu is designed for lunch, dinner and late night with a bar-friendly variation on classics like Pastrami Reuben Spring Rolls, Sashimi Tacos and Chicken Tikka Masala Wontons with a wide selection of salads, sandwiches and entrees. There are 12 special beers on tap at all times. Most of Flatiron’s special cocktails are derived from a bartending manual of a local bartender’s great uncle.
Inspired by the Student Art League of New York
• The Art League is 130 years old
• Located on sih St. and Broadway beginning in 1875
• Funded by George Vanderbilt
• Some instructors, lecturers and students:
o Thomas Hart Benton
o Norman Rockwell
o Man Ray
o Jackson Pollack
o Roy Lichtenstein
o Among many others
• Series of elevator doors from the late 1800’s.
• Elevator doors were converted to Dutch doors
• Victorian style 25ft. bar on the entry level from the Commodore Hotel in downtown
Manhattan, from 1870 with antique leaded glass arches. It was transported to Yonkers
in the 1930’s.
• The beer cellar has a 12ft. bar with milled beer barrels into both the bar and back bar.
It was taken from a speakeasy in New Rochelle dating from the late 1920’s.
• All the light fixtures were made from 1860-1930
The pendant light fixtures that surround the dining room were salvaged from St.
Joseph’s Cathedral in Springfield, NJ. The sconces were from the Masonic Temple in the
• Several ofthe chairs date from 1860-1920, including a few Stickley’s.
• The restaurant is filled with imagery of evolving art and photography.
• The 6′ entry image, Bock Beer, was originally done by Lowenbrau in 19th century Munich
and reproduced here in oil.
• The mural in the Beer Cellar, The Absorption of Baseball, was drawn in 1889 and created
by H.S Crocker and Co. It illustrates 5 steps of a baseball player evolving into a stein of
• Also on display is a treasure trove of pencil sketches shown on napkins and placemats
from Shraffts- a NYC dining institution that was in business from 1915-1970.
• On the stairway down to the Beer Cellar is a series of Harper’s Weekly Journal of
Civilization circa 1877.
• The glass ceramic steins shown from the US and Europe are a small portion of the Hall’s
• The flatiron was originally invented by Mary Potts in 1871 in Iowa. There are dozens of
variations of flatirons displayed including some fueled by coal, kerosene and gasoline.