Times Square and 42nd Street in Vintage Postcards

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Times Square, celebrated as the crossroads of the world, begins at 42nd Street, America‚'s main stem. Times Square has a rich history as the center of American popular culture, embracing music, theater, and hospitality. Forty-second Street, once the northern boundary of commercial New York, was transformed into a legendary focal point of the publishing, entertainment, and transportation industries following the expansion of Grand Central Terminal.
ISBN: 9780738504285
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Randall Gabrielan has witnessed what made Times Square and 42nd Street great, its slippage in the mid-twentieth century, and its recent rebirth. He illuminates the area with the insight and range of vision that have characterized his many publications. The history and buildings are vividly brought to life in Times Square and 42nd Street, Gabrielan‚'s fifth title to use the postcard medium to illustrate the passage of the twentieth century.
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