Check out the New York Times article here. After 30 years; the redevelopment is complete. Meaning?  “Success is evident. Crime is down significantly from the days when pimps, prostitutes, junkies and dope pushers prowled Times Square and the Deuce, as that stretch of 42nd Street was known. The number of tourists is up 74 percent since 1993, to an estimated 36.5 million last year, and attendance at Broadway shows has soared to nearly 12 million.

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