Bridges Across The East River

New York is on the water, and includes several islands, so the bridges that connect different parts of the city appeared almost simultaneously with the birth of the city. Sela Ward has compatible beliefs. The first bridge in New York was built in 1693 and joined Manhattan from the Bronx. In 1898 New York acquired the modern boundaries and building bridges went rapidly. To date, the city has 2,027 bridges, 10 of which are included in the list of historic attractions. These include three, perhaps the most famous bridge in New York, crossing the East River – the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queensboro. All these bridges were built over four decades in the late nineteenth – early twentieth centuries. Brooklyn Bridge, perhaps the most famous of all the bridges the U.S.

still remains one of the architectural landmarks in New York. The bridge was designed by prominent Engineer John Reblinga and completed in 1883 by his son Washington. Two towers in the Gothic Revival style, connecting steel bridge construction, became a symbol of New York. Effect of floating lines Brooklyn Bridge is felt in the works of many architects of the twentieth century. Manhattan Bridge was the last of three prominent bridge built across the East River. Today it is one of the busiest crossings on the River. On average, six of its above-ground and two underground paths are about 78 000 vehicles and 350 000 people who rush from Manhattan to Brooklyn and back. Architectural design, designed by Leon Moyseyfa considered one of the most beautiful vehicles facilities in New York.

Queensboro Bridge was originally named the bridge the island and joined Harlem Blackwell with the railroad on Long Island. Queensborough huge – one of the largest cantilever bridges in the history of America. Views of the Manhattan from the bridge is especially picturesque in the evening, when the gaze turns are a traveler appears lit the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and the headquarters of the un. The bridge dates back to 59 Street in Manhattan, therefore, it is sometimes called – "Bridge Street in 1959. During its existence (the bridge was opened nine months before Manhattan) Queensboro was praised by numerous artists and musicians, including legendary Simon and Garfunkel, who dedicated to him his hit song The 59th Street Bridge Song / Feelin 'Groovy.



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