Now you can get to an actual Sesame Street in NYC
New York City marked the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street Wednesday by making it an actual place.
The city named the intersection of West 63rd Street and Broadway as Sesame Street to honor the long-running children’s series.
Join us at the NEW Sesame Street — "A place where people, birds, monsters all live in perfect harmony.” https://t.co/C4a9BxvDZy
— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) May 1, 2019
The show’s opening song has been asking the question, “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” for decades and New Yorkers can now answer in the affirmative.
— Erica Byfield (@EricaByfield4NY) May 1, 2019
To make the location even more official, the Waze navigation app began offering directions to the spot.
Waze can really get you to Sesame Street! To celebrate their 50th anniversary, @sesamestreet has become an actual street in NYC. Thanks to our Map Editors, you can search on Waze to drive there. #WazetoSesame #ThisismyStreet pic.twitter.com/r1vAsjaoXM
— waze (@waze) May 1, 2019
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