New York’s Times Square Over the Years

New York's Time Square Over the Years

Where it all began – “Times Building Under Construction, c.1903”

From the Museum of the City of New York’s online photo database, here are a few photos of Times Square and the surrounding area during the 20th century.

From 1903 to today, the photos are a good reminder of how much this area has changed (or hasn’t) over the past century.  Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a photographer for Look Magazine in the late 1940s when he was living in Greenwich Village and took the photo below from 1947.

"New York City, Times Square. Pepsodent sign, December 9, 1930"

“New York City, Times Square. Pepsodent sign, December 9, 1930”

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“Times Square at dusk, looking north from 46th Street, Pepsodent sign. January 6, 1932.”

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“Woman wearing a sandwich board advertising the 1-2-3 cafe. 1947” Photographer: Stanley Kubrick

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“Time Square, c.1951”

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“1595 Broadway. 1983”

Times Square today

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