Yesterday, James had a piece in CurbedNY about the history of the Broadway theater district. The story focuses on five Broadway houses that were demolished in 1982 to make way for the Marriott Marquis Hotel, and wonders if that act of destruction was also part of what revitalized Times Square.
Read the story at http://ny.curbed.com/2017/3/9/14833004/broadway-theaters-closed-times-square-history.
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