Times Square about 1930


The Times Square, looking north from West 45 Street, about 1930. Intersection of Broadway (left) and Seventh Avenue (right). Photograph by Ewing Galloway. Source: Photographic views of New York City from the collections of the New York Public Library.

Street scene with traffic, streetcars and a lot of billboards. The Loew's State Theatre is showing "Sinners in Silk", a 1924 silent romantic drama with Eleanor Boardman, Adolphe Menjou and Conrad Nagel. This movie theater, at 1540 Broadway, opened in1921, as part of a 16-story office building for the Loew's Theatres company. Astor Theatre, on the left, opened in 1906.

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