"Times Square" Times Square Tip by mickeyboy07

Times Square, New York City: 272 reviews and 432 photos


Times Square is a major commercial intersection in the borough of Manhattan,at the junction of Broadway and 7th Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th streets.The extended Square also called the 'Theartre District',consists of the blocks between Sixth and Eighth Avenues from east to west,making up the western part of the commercial area of Midtown.
Formerley named 'Longacre Square'it was renamed in April1904 when the New York Times Newspaper moved it Headquarters to the newly erected Times Building,which is now called one Times Square and is the site of the annual Ball Drop on New Years Eve.The square is famous for its 24 hr neon light advertising and constant news bulletins from around the world including the national deficit clock.Its a popular meeting point for locals and you will find it busy almost all day every day,a real New York City expierience.

Address: Manhattan, NY 10036
Directions: 42nd Street, Brodway & 7th avenue
Phone: (212) 768-1560
Website: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/

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  • Written Nov 14, 2011
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