New York: Brooklyn Bridge

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A Girl And Her Guide To New York

Everyone should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. I did it three days in a row because it was one of the most exhilarating experiences I’ve ever had. The view is breathtaking.                                                                                               Seann William Scott

Originally called the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge is a suspension bridge over the East River that connects Brooklyn (part of the city of New York) to the island of Manhattan (which is also part of New York City). (Brooklyn however did not become part of the city of New York until 1898.) Its main purpose is for transport from one location to the other, and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States.Brooklyn

Construction of Brooklyn Bridge began in the year 1870, and took thirteen years to build, costing $15 million. At the time, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world, at a length of 1,825 metres and…

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