Times Square is a major commercial hub of the New York City. It’s also a major tourist destination with more than 39 million visitors per year. This is the busiest place in the world as well, because of the tourists and a major commercial intersection. The place is also a major center of Entertainment industry. The Times Square located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets.
Times Square often called as “Crossroads of the world” and “The Great White Way”. The crossroads of the world as the major multinational companies have their head offices in here. In 1880, a stretch of Broadway between Union Square and Madison Square was illuminated by Brush arc lamps, making it among the first electrically lighted streets in the United States. By the 1890s, the portion from 23rd Street to 34th Street was so brightly illuminated by electrical advertising signs, that people began calling it “The Great White Way.” When the theater district moved uptown, the name was transferred to the Times Square area.
The theater of Broadway and the huge number of animated neon and LED signs is the iconic images of New York. Notable signage includes the Toshiba billboard directly under the NYE ball drop, the curved seven stories NASDAQ sign and Coca-Cola sign is another large LED display, owned and operated by Samsung.
Times Square has been featured countless times in literature, on television, in films. Some popular movies include I Am Legend, New Year’s Eve, and most popular Spider man.
You know the security cameras at New York Times Square are visible from all around the world. Its means you can watch live webcams what’s happening in there in real time. Here is the link to watch the live Times Square cam.
Times Square Painting in artist eyes
Times Square at day timing
At Night, the sign boards and led signs give awesome look