Why Times Square is Called Times Square

Did you know? Formerly named Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in 1904 after The New York Times moved there – to the building located at 1 Times Square today (the one with the New Year’s Eve ball on top).


times square, new york city. Photo: lucas Compan


Explore Times Square like a local and 10 top secrets of one of the world’s most visited destination: click here to know how.


Follow Piccola New Yorker on Instagram

View this post on Instagram

In Times of Lights and Signs

A post shared by Piccola New Yorker (@piccolanewyorker) on


Click here to watch a fantastic time-lapse video in Times Square and an uplifting story in New York City

Related stories

More videos, more stories