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Times Square is a major commercial intersection and a neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. One thing you may not know is that during the 1930s – 1980s Times Square acquired a reputation as a dangerous neighborhood after the onset of the Great Depression. The image you see above was photographed in 1947 and recently given the colorization treatment. Continue reading for more colorized historic photos.