Thursday, August 18, 2016

17 Incredible Color Photos Show Times Square-the Crossroads of the World in the 1950s

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.

Here below is a stunning collection of color photos capturing Times Square in the 1950s.

(Photos from Michael Donovan)

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