The $55 million project was largely funded by the city’s Department of Transportation and designed by the celebrated Norwegian architecture firm, Snøhetta. The upgrades were also planned in collaboration with the Times Square Alliance.
Plenty of terrifying movies have taken place in the five boroughs, from psychological thrillers to straight-up disgusting gore fests and everything in between. Take a tour through some of the locations of great scary flicks that were filmed in NYC.
The idea was to create a corridor of three mirrored surfaces that people can walk through. The mirror on the floor will reflect the sky, and the two angled mirrors on the side reflect the lights, and the billboards around Times Square.
You may not encounter E Corp ads or fsociety graffiti tags in the real world, but there are still plenty of IRL locales New Yorkers can visit to get a glimpse into Mr. Robot's gorgeous, paranoid hackerscape. (Beware: Spoilers ahead.)
Following complaints about negative interactions with costumed characters in the pedestrian plaza section of Times Square, the City Council passed legislation a couple of months ago, that would allow the DOT to section off the plaza into zones.