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Brooklyn Bridge


Brooklyn Bridge during the winter

(credit: Julienne Schaer / NYC & Company).


Manhattan Bridge (credit: Julienne Schaer / NYC & Company). This a suspension bridge over the East River links Lower Manhattan to the neighborhood of Dumbo in Brooklyn. It is 2,089 meters long and was opened to traffic in 1909 (construction began in 1901). Renovations was undertaken in 1940 and 1978.



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Three bridges connecting Washington Heights & Inwood over the Harlem River. The High Bridge (foreground) was constructed in the mid-19th century. It is a pedestrian walkway, connecting the neighborhoods of Washington Heights in Manhattan and Highbridge in the Bronx. In the middle, behind High Bridge, is the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, opened in 1963. The Washington Bridge, opened in 1888, is in the background.


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Williamsburg Bridge over the East River, with the Manhattan Bridge in the background. Williamsburg Bridge was opened in 1903, linking Lower Manhattan to Brooklyn. It was then the longest suspension bridge in the world.


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Brooklyn Bridge over the East River, linking Manhattan to Brooklyn. It was built between 1869 and 1883. It has a main span of 486 meters.


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Queensboro Bridge over the East River, linking Manhattan to Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Gustav Lindenthal and completed 1909. Roosevelt Island lies below the Queensboro Bridge.


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Triborough Bridge


The Triborough Bridge (Robert F. Kennedy Bridge), with the Hell Gate Bridge in the background. It links the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. It was opened in 1936.


Hell Gate Bridge linking the neighborhood of Astoria to Randall's Island and Ward's Island. It was opened in 1917.


Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island. It was opened in 1964.


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Queensboro Bridge


Credit: Julienne Schaer / NYC & Company






George Washington Bridge over the Hudson River, connecting Washington Heights, in Manhattan, to the Palisades park, in New Jersey. It was opened to traffic in 1931.




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