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42nd Street (Manhattan)


A Walk Down 42nd Street in 1998


Leaving Subway and walking in Lower Manhattan


Streetwalker (Ep. 18 ):Walking Down 5th Avenue


⁴ᴷ Walking Tour of Manhattan, NYC (April 2018) - Broadway from Times Square to South Ferry


The Orion, 350 West 42nd Street, New York, NY

42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown. It is also the name of the region of the theater district near that intersection. The street has held a special place in New Yorkers' imaginations since at least the turn of the 20th century, and is the site of some of New York's best known buildings, including the headquarters of the United Nations, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library Main Branch, Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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