Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most magnifient landmarks in New York. The bridge makes the connection between Brooklyn and well known Manhattan. Its building started in 1869 and took about 14 years to complete it. For the whole project was responsable a german immigrant, John Roebling, who worked as a bridge and a road builder. Unfurtunately he did not get to see his design finished because he died in an accident. After his death his son took the leadership over the project. On 24th of May 1883 over 150,000 people crossed the bridge.
Roebling worked hard and made this bridge to be very strong in reality, he used o lot of cables that have a diameter of 11 inches, to keep the bridge from collapsing. The Brooklyn Bridge is the greatest engineering art of 19th century and still is the most popular bridge all over the United States.
The bridge also has an elevated pedestrian walkway that can use everyone , that gives a great overview of the Brooklyn’s towers and the Manhattan’s skyscrapers as well. Very famous for its technical designed and the beauty for its arching span , The Brooklyn Bridge can be seen in a lot of films and shows.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a suspension bridge with 2 granite blocks gothic inspired towers to support the cables. At the time of its building these two towers were the tallest in New York. The bridge has a length of about 6016 foot and is extended over the East River, and is estimated the world’s longest suspension bridge.
Near to the bridge there is a 70 acres park,a lot of restaurants and hotels. The tourists can enjoy the night view of the New York from the Brooklyn Bridge. It is unique feeling when traveling this bridge, giving you a lot of amazing views.
By Eugenia Cvasov
The best places to visit in New York, USA .
New York was and will be the most exciting and alive city in the world. It is the city that never sleeps so no matter how tired you are, you have to walk around all the street and see the most interesting and wonderful places from New Nork. So if you plan a visit in this city take a lot of energy with you because you will have a lot of fun here.