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Duffy Square

Father Francis D. Duffy Statue
and Duffy Square
Father Duffy Monument
Duffy Square is located in New York City
Location Triangle bounded by Broadway, Seventh Ave., W. 47th. and W. 46th St., New York, New York
Built 1937
Architect Keck, Charles
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 01000243
Added to NRHP March 12, 2001[1]

Duffy Square is the northern triangle of Times Square in Manhattan, New York City. It is located between 45th and 47th Streets, Broadway and Seventh Avenue and is well known for the TKTS reduced-price theater tickets booth located there.

In the 18th and 19th centuries Lowes Lane connected Bloomingdale Road to Eastern Post Road. The west end of the lane was at the modern Duffy Square, and the east end at approximately the modern Third Avenue and 42nd Street. Lowes Lane and Eastern Post Road were suppressed late in the 19th century, but Bloomingdale Road survives under the name of Broadway.

Duffy Square was briefly dominated by a fifty-foot, eight-ton plaster statue entitled Purity (Defeat of Slander) by

  • The Fighting 69th Regiment Homepage
  • Times Square Alliance
  • NYC Parks

External links

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Statue of Purity for Times Square".  
  3. ^ "Georg J. Lober, 69, Sculptor is Dead; Ex-Head of Art Commission Here--Did Cohan Statue". The New York Times. December 15, 1961. Retrieved October 7, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Transforming Times Square: Father Duffy Square and the New TKTS Booth". Retrieved February 27, 2009. 



[1] in 2001.National Register of Historic Places The statue of Duffy and the square itself were listed on the [4] on May 2, 1937.Fiorello LaGuardia The square and the statue of Father Duffy were dedicated by Mayor [3]

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