Wednesday, May 19, 2010

America's Most Visited Tourist Destination

It's called the "Crossroads of the World", or "The Great White Way." New York City's famed TIMES SQUARE is the nation's most visited tourist destination, according to a survey conducted by Times Square is a major commercial intersection in Manhattan, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, from 42nd to 47th Streets. The Theatre District includes the "extended Times Square area", consisting of the blocks between 6th and 8th Avenues from east to west, from 40th to 53rd Streets. Times Square was formerly known as Longacre Square. In 1904, Longacre Square was renamed Times Square when the New York Times headquarters moved to the Times Building (now called One Times Square), the site of the annual New Year's Eve ball drop.

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