Brooklyn Bridge, Suspension bridge in New York City
Description: The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between Manhattan Island and Brooklyn.
History: Completed in 1883, it was the first fixed crossing across the East River.
Culture: The bridge has been an iconic part of the New York skyline and has featured in many films, books, and works of art.
Practical: It provides a pedestrian walkway for people to cross the river, offering stunning views of the city.
Did you know ?: At the time of its opening, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
Architect: John Augustus Roebling
Official opening: May 24, 1883
Architectural style: Gothic Revival
Height: 84 m
Longest Span: 487 m
Width: 25.9 m
Material: steel, stone
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between Manhattan Island and Brooklyn.
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