Times Square Aerial View - 1930


Aerial view of Times Square area about 1930 (probably late 1929) by Ewing Galloway (1880-1953). Source: New York Public Library.

The 11-story Hotel Astor, between 44th Street and 45th Street, opened in September, 1904. The 33-story Paramount Building, with a clock tower, was completed in 1926 at 1501 Broadway. It was the headquarters of Paramount Pictures and housed the Paramount Theatre. Times Building, erected in 1904, is in the center. In February 1913, the New York Times moved into the Times Annex at 229 West 43rd Street, completed the same year (behind Paramount Building). The 30-story Bush Tower was completed in 1918 at 130-132 West 42nd Street (bottom of the photo).

The 34-story 10 Times Square building (1441 Broadway, originally known as the Bricken Textile Building), on the southwest corner of West 41st Street was under construction and completed in 1930 and formally opened on January 20.


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