Broadway, New York Ceety

Broadway (Inglis pronunciation: /ˈbɹɔdweɪ/) is a street in the U.S. state o New York. Aiblins 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]

A typical daytime scene on Broadway
LocationNew York, Bronx, an Westchester
Sooth endBattery Place, Lawer Manhattan, in New York Ceety
NY 495 in Manhattan
I-95 / US 1 / US 9 in Manhattan
NY 9A / Henry Hudson Pkwy. 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

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]


  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" Archived 2012-11-05 at the Wayback Machine