Times Square

Times Square of Manhattan

Times Square, the place of the more animated in New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and. This is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. At the end of the 19th century, the city of New York is extended to 42nd Street and the area became the Centre of the social scene of the city. In 1904, the New York Times has built the times Tower on 43 street next to Broadway to replace the premises in the city centre. Square by facing the building was called Longacre square, but was soon renamed Times Square. The name is now used for the area located between 40 and 53rd street and 6th and 9th avenue. The inauguration of the new headquarters of the New York Times 1 Times Square was celebrated with Fireworks, from a tradition of the New Year continued still until today. Times Square is the Centre of the theatre district and attracted a large number of visitors. This makes the place ideal for billboards. In 1917, the first large electric display panel has been installed. 11 Years later, the first sign of electrical course has been left for the first time, to announce the victory of Herbert Hoover in the presidential election. The panels is become such a tourist attraction for the region. The region continues to attract many visitors, and after the Second World War, the theatre district was booming again. At the end of the 1960s.In the 1980s, redevelopment proposals were submitted, with little results. This changed a decade later, when the Walt Disney Company opened an on Times Square Disney Store. This attracted more environmentally friendly companies of the family in the region, leading to a so-called Densification. The region is like most of the city of New York, a much more secure now than in the beginning of the 1990s and is once more a pole of attraction for tourists and the social scene a center of New York.

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