TITLE

This week in 1883: Opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Stephen
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Engineer (Online Edition);5/29/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author reflects on the history of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. He says that New York was a very different place when the bridge was completed in 1883. He adds that the bridge's construction was the start of the architectural transformation of the already heavily populated settlements. He relates series of tragedies that was reported by the publication on the opening of the bridge on May 24, 1883.
ACCESSION #
88007495

 

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