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Times Square
File:Times-square.jpg
Type Commercial Intersection
Created Officially named in 1904
Location Midtown Manhattan
Architect Unknown
Management Unknown
Borough Manhattan
Area ~6,151,874.5 ft
Visitors 39 million/year

Times Square is a major intersection in Midtown Manhattan and is identified as the Crossroads of the World.

HistoryEdit

Times Square was originally known as Longacre Square, but was renamed on April 8, 1904 by Mayor George B. McClellan, Jr.

Notable Landmarks and BuildingsEdit

 

Interesting FactsEdit

  • First New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square took place in 1907

TriviaEdit

In the film "Ghostbusters", Scene "Out of Biz" the Character Louis Tully in two shots is shown on Broadway, once near Embassy Theater and WienerWald Austrian Restaurant (now McDonald's) and he was seen later near the George M. Cohan Statue.

ReferencesEdit

 


40° 45.464' N 73° 59.142' W

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