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    Times Square at Night (62 picts - broadband alert)

    Times Square at Night

    Photos taken 7/17 - 7/18/2004


    Eighth Ave at 42nd St.


    Across the street, empty lots on the SE corner of Eighth & 42nd St., down to 40th St. Future homes of 7 Times Square (565 ft.) on the left, and the New York Times tower (840 ft.) on the right.


    42nd St.




    25 screens here...


    ...and 13 directly across the street.














    42nd St. & Seventh Ave.









    Heading north along Seventh Ave / Broadway...



























































    Coke's new sign is the latest big dog within the world of LED super signs. It's the best-of-the-best at Times Square, by a wide margin.

































    The end.

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    Thank you, very nice.

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    Very cool pics. Kind of remind me of the imagery in Lost In Translation.
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    Good Shots!

    I was struck by how much it resembles L.A. as depicted in Ridley Scott's "The Blade Runner."

    The other thing that occured to me was...."Is this the same society which was outraged by Janet Jackson's exposed nipple incident?"

    Thanks & keep up the good work!

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    What?!?

    No images of the Naked Cowboy? A photo montage of Times Square should always have an image of the famous Naked Cowboy!


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    Quote Originally posted by steveanne
    No images of the Naked Cowboy?
    Sorry, Naked Cowboy typically makes his apearance during the day. However, there was Spiderman and the Upside-Down Baby.

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    thanks for the show...great pics.

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    Quote Originally posted by GCT13
    Sorry, Naked Cowboy typically makes his apearance during the day. However, there was Spiderman and the Upside-Down Baby.

    Upside-Down Baby does rock.

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    Wow, I think I would go crazy with brain overload. Great pictures though, even if no naked cowboy.
    When Jesus said "love your enemies", he probably didn't mean kill them.

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    Quote Originally posted by Miles Ignatius
    I was struck by how much it resembles L.A. as depicted in Ridley Scott's "The Blade Runner."
    Thanks & keep up the good work!
    Great observation.
    Ditto on the effort comments.

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    *Jaw drops*

    wow, I never thought Times Square was that awesomely garish. it kinda makes me wish chitown had a place like that (just for the spectacle of it all).

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    I wrote this post about Toronto's Dundas Square which is pertinent because it talks about Times Square:

    Poor execution aside, I find the idea of recreating Times Square in other cities a bit dodgy. Times Square's existence is the sole result of an inadequate sign ordinance. That mistake has become famous only because it is unique---and because Asian cities have given cachet to the idea that sacrificing the public space to the desires of advertisers is good urban policy. It is not good policy. Billboards and advertising gadgets contribute little if not nothing to the urban environment.

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    Hah, I have found the elusive Linda Carter!


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    Quote Originally posted by el Guapo
    Hah, I have found the elusive Linda Carter!
    Lol - great eye for detail eG. I scrolled back to GCT13's original to make sure you hadn't photoshopped her in - no way.

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    You beat me to the Blade Runner ref.

    Yes, is looking like the Blade Runner scenes
    but also starting to look a lot like Christmas.....ooops....no.....HongKong
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