Through August 28th, the Yancey Richardson Gallery is looking at Times Square, then and now, the real and the unreal. The exhibit, titled Glitz & Grime, includes photographs taken in or inspired by Times Square, with both contemporary and classic photographers behind the lens. When traveling from 1945 through 2009 in just a few seconds, it's hard not to miss the old, gritty Crossroads... even if it's nostalgia for a time we never knew personally.

The top row of photographs are from the exhibit, with the last seven from the LIFE image gallery we can't seem to get enough of.