The Times Square Museum and Visitor Center is honoring the man of Times Square himself, Dick Clark. The Times Square Alliance has reserved an area on the New Year’s Eve Confetti Wall for fans, New Yorkers, and visitors alike to express their condolences and share their memories of the broadcast legend.
The messages will be featured in the one ton of confetti that will bring in 2013 at the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve. The Visitor Center will also display a collection of photos from various moments of Dick Clark’s life. A sign remembering his time in the square and the festivities he brought to people’s homes during the New Year will also be featured. Visitors will be able to leave memories in the form of flowers, signs, cards, etc. to pay their respects.
“For 40 years, Dick Clark has been an iconic part of New Year’s Eve in Times Square, and we are encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to help us honor his legacy by sharing their messages and memories on our New Year’s Eve Confetti Wishing Wall, Dick was instrumental in making New Year’s Eve at the Crossroads of the World what it is today. We remember and honor Dick for his lasting contribution to Times Square and his ability to bring us together every year to welcome in the New Year.” - Tim Tompkins, president of Times Square Alliance.
The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square – cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that has made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century. In addition to providing core neighborhood services with its Public Safety Officers and Sanitation Associates, the Alliance promotes local businesses, encourages economic development and public improvements, plus co-coordinates numerous major events in Times Square
The Times Square Alliance was founded in 1992 and works in an effort to improve and promote the area of Times Square. It promotes local business and encourages public improvements, as well as co-coordinates major events that take place in the heart of Times Square.
The Times Square Visitor Center and Museum features the Times Square Spectacular– a recreation of the New Years Eve Countdown that takes place every New Years Eve. It also features a historical display of Broadway and the area of Times Square through the years.
The Times Square Visitor Center and Museum is located on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Street. It is are open seven days a week from 8am – 8pm.
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