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For more information about Times Square's history, please check any one of the historical resources listed below.



Ghosts of 42nd Street
By Anthony Bianco
HarperCollins Publisher, 1932

Times Square Style-Graphics from the Great White Way
By Vicki Gold Levi & Steven Heller
Princeton Architectural Press, 2004

Postcards from Times Square-Sights & Sentiments from the Last Century
By George J. Lankevich
Square One Publishers, 2001

New York, New York-The City in Art and Literature
Produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Universe Publishing, 2000

The Century in Times Square
From the Archives of The New York Times
Bishop Books, Inc, 1999

Reconstructing Times Square-Politics & Culture in Urban Development
By Alexander J. Reichl
University Press of Kansas, 1999

Times Square Roulette-Remaking the City Icon
By Lynne B. Sagalyn
The MIT Press, 2001

Inventing Times Square-Commerce and Culture at the Crossroads of the World
Edited by William R. Taylor
The John Hopkins University Press, 1991

The Devil's Playground- A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square
By James Traub
Random House, Inc. 2004

Tales of Times Square
By Josh Alan Friedman
Feral House, 1993

Where the Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square
by Daniel Makagon
University of Minnesota Press, 2004

The Times Square Story
by Geoffrey O'Brien
W.W. Norton & Company, 1998

Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times Square
by Bill Landis and Michelle Clifford
Fireside, 2002