The hundreds of thousands of daily visitors who are now back traipsing through Times Square can soon look down on the commotion on a Ferris wheel 11 stories high.
While the city awaits the return of tourism draws like Broadway and the New York City Marathon, a pop-up attraction has a role to play in the revitalization effort, said Tom Harris, President of the Times Square Alliance. In July, there were 200,000 visitors in the area each day, compared to over 400,000 in recent pre-pandemic summer months–even as reports of crime in the area mounted.
“This is the time for bold ideas to celebrate our great city,” he said, adding
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