Here is another way to measure the City Brand reputation and identity…

These gritty pictures show Times Square’s journey from porn mecca to family-friendly

42nd Street went from ’The Deuce’ to the dud in 20 years

A Times Square billboard being installed in 1965. (joe Schilling/Life Images Collection/Getty Images)
42nd Street theaters in 1977. (Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
A male sex worker in Times Square, 1965. (I.C. Rapoport/Getty Images)
A crowd of men gather under a neon-lit marquee advertising sex films on 42nd street in 1967. (Bettmann Archive via Getty Images)
Men and women on 42nd street, New York, in 1975. (Anthony Barboza/Getty Images)
House of Paradise, Times Square, 1976. (Leland Bobbé/Museum of the City of New York)
Times Square, 1976. (Leland Bobbé/Museum of the City of New York)
Times Square Howard Johnson’s and burlesque in the 1970s. (National Archives)
Men stroll outside a peep show in 1984. (Joe Schilling/Life Images Collection/Getty Images)
A shop display with pornographic movies and magazines in Times Square in 1986. (Ted Thai/Life Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Professional athletes in a protest against pornography in New York’s Times Square, June 16, 1987. The protest was working towards obtaining stricter enforcement of obscenity laws in order to provide a better moral environment for children. (AP/Mario Cabrera)
Construction of the Marriott Marquee in Times Square, 1982. (Photo by Joe Schilling/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)
A bus full of tourists passes through Times Square on April 17, 1997. Times Square has been totally renovated and most sex shops and crime have disappeared and been replaced with theme restaurants and financial companies. (Per-Anders Pettersson/ Getty Images)

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