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15/10/2012

Times Square like you’ve never seen it before: Amazing images capture the Crossroads of the World from 1904 to modern days

Whenever someone mentions New York City in passing, Times Square is almost always the first thing that comes to mind.

The bustling Crossroads of the World, the pulsating core of the Big Apple lit in myriads of neon lights has been drawing tourists from around the world like a magnet for nearly a century.

The intersection at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue acquired its world-famous name in 1904 when Albert Ochs, then-publisher of the New York Times, moved the newspaper’s offices to a new skyscraper – the second highest in the city at the time – on what was then known as Longacre Square. for more click here

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