Timeout New York guides you on a Brooklyn Bridge history walk. The walking tour starts at the stairway at Cadman Plaza East near Prospect Street, Brooklyn Heights and ends at Broadway at Chambers St. It takes about 30 minutes and is about 1.3 miles. The bridge opened on May 24th, 1883 and it’s estimated that 6,600 people walk or bike across the mile long bridge daily.
Posts Tagged 'Brooklyn Bridge'
Tags: Broadway, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Cadman Plaza East, Chambers St
Tags: AMC, Big Ben, Brooklyn Bridge, Fox International, Lincoln Memorial, Prado Museum, The Walking Dead, zombies
AMC and Fox International Channels executed a promotional stunt to promote The Walking Dead featuring “zombie attacks” in 26 major cities. Hundreds of “zombies” roamed landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Big Ben in London, The Prado Museum in Madrid. The six-episode series debuted on Oct. 31 and the series is going to debut internationally in 120 countries via FIC the same week as the U.S. premiere.
Tags: bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, suspension bridge, Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Weburbanist.com’s article, Suspending Belief: 10 Span-tastic Bridges, highlighting ten of the world’s amazing horizontal architectural wonders. The Brooklyn Bridge in New York and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington were the 2 domestic bridges that made the list. The Brooklyn Bridge was opened in 1883 and reigned as the longest suspension bridge in the world for 20 years. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge originally opened in 1940 and was damaged by strong winds several months later. It was rebuilt in 1950 and the span was doubled in 2007.