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  2. Brooklyn Bridge - Wikipedia

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first fixed crossing of the East River. It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world mean high water

  3. Brooklyn Bridge | History, Construction, & Facts | Britannica

    Brooklyn Bridge, New York City. Brooklyn Bridge, suspension bridge spanning the East River from Brooklyn to Manhattan in New York City. A brilliant feat of 19th-century engineering, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first bridge to use steel for cable wire, and during its construction explosives were used inside a pneumatic caisson for the first time.

  4. Brooklyn Bridge - Length, Timeline & Facts - HISTORY

    The Brooklyn Bridge looms majestically over New York City’s East River, linking the two boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Since 1883, its granite towers and steel cables have offered a safe...

  5. Brooklyn Bridge (New York City) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You...

    Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge provides passage between Brooklyn and Manhattan for motorists, trains, bicycles and pedestrians. One of the primary symbols of New York City, it is a marvel of design and provides spectacular views of the city's skyline.

  6. Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge - TripSavvy

    The Brooklyn Bridge connects two great New York City boroughs, Manhattan and Brooklyn, and you can walk it, drive it, bike it, or admire it from afar from multiple vantage points around the city. One way or the other, the Brooklyn Bridge is a must-see when traveling to Brooklyn.

  7. It’s the 140th Birthday of the Brooklyn Bridge

    The Brooklyn Bridge, which had taken 14 years to build, stood alone, the first of the city’s many suspension bridges, a tribute to imagination and inventiveness. In many ways, it still stands...

  8. Attractions in Downtown Brooklyn | Brooklyn Bridge | NYCgo

    If you're looking for Historic Sites & Landmarks in Downtown Brooklyn, look no further than Brooklyn Bridge, a popular Brooklyn attraction. Get tips and tour information on visiting the Brooklyn Bridge.

  9. 15 Fascinating Facts About the Brooklyn Bridge | Mental Floss

    The Brooklyn Bridge opened to the public on May 24, 1883 and enjoyed a fairly harmonious first five days in operation. On May 30, however, disaster struck when either a woman tripping or a rumor...

  10. 10 Things You May Not Know About the Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge under construction, circa 1883. The Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883. Men and women stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge promenade circa 1898.

  11. Brooklyn Bridge: Created by Gary David Goldberg. With Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino. In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.