Broadway (New York Ceety)

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Broadway
NYCDOT Broadway Sign.svg
Cinematic New York City (6033969880).jpg
A typical daytime scene on Broadway
Location New York, Bronx, an Westchester
Sooth end Battery Place, Lawer Manhattan, in New York Ceety
Major
junctions
NY 495 in Manhattan
I-95 / US 1 / US 9 in Manhattan
NY 9A / Henry Hudson Parkway in The Bronx
NY 9A in Yonkers
I-87 / I-287 / Thruway / NY 119 in Tarrytown
NY 448 in Sleepy Hollow
North end US 9 / NY 117 in Sleepy Hollow, Westchester Coonty, New York

Broadway /ˈbrɔːdw/ is a street in the U.S. state o New York. Perhaps best kent for the portion that runs through the borough o Manhattan in New York Ceety, it actually runs 15 mi (24 km) through Manhattan an The Bronx, exitin north frae the ceety tae run an addeetional 18 mi (29 km) through the municipalities o Yonkers, Hastings-On-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown an terminatin north o Sleepy Hollow in Westchester Coonty.[1]

It is the auldest north–sooth main thoroughfare in New York Ceety, datin tae the first New Amsterdam settlement. The name Broadway is the Inglis leeteral translation o the Dutch name, Breede weg. Broadway is kent warldwide as the heart o the American theatre industry.[2]

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  1. There are four other streets named "Broadway" in New York City's remaining three boroughs: one each in Brooklyn and Staten Island, and two in Queens (one running from Astoria to Elmhurst, and the other in Hamilton Beach).
  2. See the map inset. "Manhattan’s Sandy Evacuation Zones Match Up With the Island’s Original Coastline" gizmodo.com