"BROOKLYN BRIDGE" Brooklyn Bridge Tip by Maggies

Brooklyn Bridge, New York City: 191 reviews and 340 photos

  2001
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      2007
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  • 2007 - New York City
      2007
    by Maggies
 

Completed in 1883, it was the largest suspension bridge and the first to be constructed of steel. The bridge took 16 years to build, required 600 workers and claimed 20 lives. Two Gothic double arches one in Brooklyn, the other one in Manhattan were built in 1875 and were meant to be the portals of the cities.
From the pedestrian walkway there are great views of Manhattan and the bridge itself.

If you look at the pics you'll see Brooklyn Bridge covered in black smoke. It did look scary and I still don't know what happened then.

Address: Spanning the East River.
Directions: Between Manhattan & Brooklyn
Phone: (212) NEW-YORK
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/infrastructure/brooklyn-bridge.shtml

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 2, 2007
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