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    Brooklyn Bridge and modernization of New York City Since Brooklyn Bridge was completed in the 19th century, it had been an iconic feature of the New York City. Being not only a bridge that connected Manhattan and Brooklyn for transportation convenience, Brooklyn Bridge had also become one of the greatest landmarks of New York City, even the U.S.A. To be honest, it is Brooklyn Bridge that contributes a lot to the development of the New York City and is the witness to the modernization of the New York City as well. First of all, Brooklyn Bridge itself is a monumental achievement that reflected a new industrial era of technological progress. The design for the bridge first emerged from John Roebling, a great engineer as well as a pioneering genius. Starting from 1869, the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was innovative due to the incorporation of a unique suspension design by strong steel cables and stable caissons. In details, Roebling used steel cable to design a suspension bridge to replace the rigid chains and rods previously…

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    The Brooklyn Bridge

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    Analytical Study of the Brooklyn Bridge Throughout the 19th century, there was a considerable amount of public interest in building a bridge that spans connects the City of New York and Brooklyn, which are separated by the East River. This is due to the fact that at the time, the only modes of transportations between the two cities are ferries and boats. The demand for a bridge grew strongest during the winter of 1866-1867, when it was said that “the river was so choked with ice as to render…

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    Many South Brooklyn residents are very familiar with Avenues H to Z. But, how about Avenues A, B, or C? Or, what about Avenue G? Most of the streets in Brooklyn are named after numbers, people, places, or things. However, travelling south of Ditmas Park, through Midwood , and into Sheepshead Bay one will encounter several east-west streets named after letters of the alphabet. Now, why is that? In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the hilly areas of Northern and Western Brooklyn (Brooklyn…

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    One of the greatest accomplishments in United States history is perhaps one of the oldest bridges built in Brooklyn known as the Brooklyn Bridge completed on May 24, 1883, in New York City. The bridge connects to Manhattan and Brooklyn and part of the project may never have been completed without the assistance of no other than Emily Warren Roebling. Although Females are often recognized with stereotypes because of past history misrepresentation of females, Roebling helps motivate others to…

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    Walk the Brooklyn Bridge for Stunning Views of the Manhattan Skyline Your trip to New York won’t be complete without a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The bridge connects two of New York’s most well-known Boroughs—Manhattan and Brooklyn. No matter when time you visit, you will be impressed by the gorgeous views of New York. The bridge is just a little over a mile long, so it is a great way to take a break from public transportation and explore the city by foot. The bridge offers a designated…

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    New York City, the cultural capital of America, boasts many attractions for its residents and tourists alike most of them, have an interesting story behind them. From the least important statue to national treasures, the stories behind these icons are as intriguing as the monuments themselves. The four most iconic attractions the Brooklyn bridge Central Park, the Empire State Building, and The Statue of Liberty will be discussed in this paper. The Brooklyn Bridge was built by Washington…

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    but the glory of the setting sun behind the majestic city line of Brooklyn City melts thousands of hearts, brings a few closer, gives hope to a millions for a new victorious day ahead and could be the end of to the certain chapters of some people’s lives they never want to look back at. The intense reflection on the ripples of water casted by the fading sun could never be more divine. The reason I choose to stand here is to understand the zealous tension built up on the water to connect two…

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    “Can you believe we actually made it?’’ That’s what I asked my sister when we crossed the Brooklyn Bridge in our car. The lights, the people, the buildings, all so intriguing. We even saw the Statue of Liberty our first 5 minutes in the city. I couldn't help but to stick my head out of the window and breathe in that New York air, which was not a very good idea because there was trash a couple feet away from the car. This experience was just the encouragement I needed to chase after my dreams,…

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    and five block wide neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights is considered to be one of the most convenient commuting neighborhoods outside of Manhattan. This is due to the fact that the neighborhood is located directly across from the East River of lower Manhattan. It was one of the first neighborhoods outside of Manhattan to be developed and settled. Originally referred to as Brooklyn Village, Brooklyn Heights has been a prominent and relevant area of Brooklyn since 1834. Brooklyn Heights possesses a…

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    The Brooklyn Bridge spans over New York City’s East river, connected Manhattan and Brooklyn. The construction started in 1869. It took 14 years, 600 workers and cost 15 million US dollars to finish the building. In the beginning of the project, the main engineer was John Augustus Roebling, a great pioneer in designing steel suspension bridges. He graduated as an industrial engineer, but in the end, he became a civil engineer and ran a successful wire cable factory. Furthermore, Roebling was the…

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