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Lawn chairs in Times Square

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Times Square, new pedestrian mall

New York’s new High Line park may be semi-private, but lawn chairs in the middle of a pedestrianized, five-block stretch of Broadway that includes Times Square are absolutely free. 

Times Square, new pedestrian mall

Times Square, pedestrian mall

Times Square, new pedestrian mall

They say by the end of the summer the chairs will be replaced by permanent seating fixtures about which there are already complaints. In the meantime, Times Square is half post-apocalyptic sci-fi and half peaceful sit-in. A positive view on the new pedestrian mall is here.