As if there weren't enough bloodthirsty animals roaming around Midtown as it is, a developer is hoping to bring a few more to the neighborhood. At least they'll be enclosed inside a glass box for our protection:
New York's Times Square may be getting a new tenant: a seven-story aquarium.
Jerry Shefsky, a Toronto-based developer, said Wednesday that he has signed a preliminary agreement with the landlord of an office tower on the western edge of Times Square to go forward with the $100 million project. He would install tanks featuring sharks, rays, penguins, otters, and other animals in the bottom floors of the 40-story building, known as 11 Times Square, hoping to attract some of the 35 million people who pass through Manhattan's major crossroads every year.