The Real Deal New York

This month in real estate history: City tries to clean up Times Square, Hotel Pennsylvania opens as world’s largest … and more

January 16, 2015 01:45PM
By Adam Pincus

From left: The Pussycat theater in Times Square, An early example of reinforced concrete, The Hotel Pennsylvania

From left: The Pussycat theater in Times Square, An early example of reinforced concrete,
The Hotel Pennsylvania

From the January issue: With an eye to cleaning up Times Square, a section of Manhattan’s central business district which was plagued by massage parlors and prostitution, the city began the Midtown Enforcement Project 39 years ago this month. This and more happenings in our monthly roundup of real estate history. [more]

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