Times Square - "Time Squared" - New York, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 40° 45.402 W 073° 59.176
18T E 585570 N 4512243
Quick Description: One of the most visited places in the United States. Famous for it's bright lights and bustling people.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2017 2:23:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMTWB1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 5

Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "Times Square is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as The Crossroads of the World, The Center of the Universe, the heart of The Great White Way, and the "heart of the world". One of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.

Formerly known as Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building, the site of the annual ball drop which began on December 31, 1907, and continues today, attracting over a million visitors to Times Square every New Year's Eve.

Times Square is not a square in the geometric sense of a polygon, but is more of a bowtie shape, or two triangles emanating roughly north and south from 45th Street. Duffy Square, the northernmost of Times Square's triangles, was dedicated in 1937 to Chaplain Francis P. Duffy of New York City's U.S. 69th Infantry Regiment and is the site of a memorial to him, along with a statue of George M. Cohan."

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Date the strip ran: 1/3/2007

Strip Name: Time Square

Location of item featured in the strip: Times Square

Link to the Strip: [Web Link]

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