Tajms skver (engl. Times Square) je jedna od najznačajnijih raskrsnica na Menhetnu, Njujork. Nastaje ukrštanjem Brodveja i Sedme avenije i proteže se od 42. do 47. zapadne ulice. Tajms skver se još naziva i „Raskrsnica sveta“[1][2][3][4][5] ili „Veliki beli put“[6][7][8], a najpoznatiji je po svojim ogromnim i blještavim svetlećim reklamama. U neposrednoj blizini su locirana mnogobrojna brodvejska pozorišta.

Tajms skver

Prema anketi turističkog magazina Travel + Leisure iz oktobra 2011. godine, Tajms skver je najposećenija svetska turistička atrakcija sa 39 miliona poseta godišnje.[9]

Izvori uredi

  1. ^ „Big Apple History Arts and Entertainment The Crossroads of the World”. Thirteen/WNET New York 2005 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Arhivirano iz originala 5. 1. 2008. g. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 
  2. ^ „Crossroads of the world - Times Square the official website of Times Square”. Times Square District Management Association, Inc. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 
  3. ^ „Times Square New York, NY Times Square”. 2011 NYCTourist.com. Arhivirano iz originala 21. 04. 2012. g. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 
  4. ^ Rangroo, Aditya (14. 10. 2010). „Times Square Crossroads of the World New York City Info”. (C) 1980 - 2010 TimesSquare.com A Dataware Corporation Company. Arhivirano iz originala 22. 7. 2013. g. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 
  5. ^ Tannenbaum, Allan. „New York in the 70s: A Remembrance”. © The Digital Journalist. Arhivirano iz originala 20. 03. 2012. g. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 
  6. ^ McBeth, VR. "The Great White Way" Arhivirano na sajtu Wayback Machine (4. maj 2011) on TimesSquare.com. Quote: "Coined in 1901 by O.J. Gude, the designer of many prominent advertising displays, to describe the new light show that beckoned along Broadway,The Great White Way is a phrase known worldwide to describe Broadway's profusion of theatres in Times Square."
  7. ^ Tell, Darcy. Times Square spectacular: lighting up Broadway] New York: HarperCollins, 2007
  8. ^ Allen, Irving Lewis The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Quote: "By 1910, the blocks of Broadway just above 42nd Street were at the very heart of the Great White Way. The glow of Times Square symbolized the center of New York, if not of the world."
  9. ^ Pramis, Joshua (oktobar 2011). „World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions No. 1: Times Square, New York City”. Copyright © 1997 - 2011 American Express Publishing Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Pristupljeno 9. 3. 2012. 

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