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Times Square, Globe Marquee, ca. 1941.
Times Square and the Globe Marquee, 1941

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Architect Cyrus Eidlitz Was Born
July 27, 1853

Within ten years, the newspaper outgrew the building and moved on, but Eidlitz's famous monument still stands, flashing news and announcements on its giant billboard of lights. It's the focal point of Times Square and has become associated all over the world with that familiar countdown each year: three...two...one...Happy New Year!
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