Times Square about 1980


This is Times Square, looking south on the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, about 1980. Date based on events advertised in billboards, buildings and car models. Source: Vintage postcard from Columbia University Libraries.

The old Times Building (building with the Quasimodo sign, a Broadway musical of the time), erected in 1904, was renovated in the 1960s. Video cassettes were at their peak. Farrah Fawcett was in a movie on the left. Small Town Girls (1979) and Sugar Babies, a 1979 musical with Mickey Rooney were announced in theaters on the right.


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