This Vintage Photograph Shows a Crowded Times Square in 1917

Times Square, 1917
Times Square, 1917
Photo: Unknown

This great vintage photograph from 1917 shows Times Square in Midtown, Manhattan, packed with automobiles and pedestrians along Broadway. An 1895 stage multiplex with three theaters, the Olympia theater (pictured here as Loew's) fronted the block between 44th and 45th Streets. The edifice on the extreme left side of the photo is the Hotel Astor, situated between 44th and 45th streets.. Check it out!

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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