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Happy birthday, Brooklyn Bridge!

Our amazing bridge opened 135 years ago today

May 24, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1883. After nearly 14 years in construction, the $16 million bridge opened over the East River. Designed by John A. Roebling, the steel suspension bridge has a span of 1,595 feet.

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