Time Square was originally called Longacre until the New York Times acquired an adjacent building. In fact there are 330,000 pedestrians that pass through the area every day, these include tourists and people that actually work in the area.
The traditional New Year’s Eve crystal ball dropping event has been held at Time Square since 1907. The event is widely viewed on TVs across the nation.
The following are nicknames that have been related to Time Square
- The Crossroads of the World
- The Center of the Universe
- The Great White Way
Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York City
Boundaries: Broadway, 7th Avenue, 42nd and 47th Streets