From the East River Side showing a wonderful view of lower Manhattan, which contains over two billion dollars worth of skyscrapers, with an office population of 1,000,000 people and 3,000,000 people passing through it each day.
When Brooklyn Bridge, the first great suspension bridge in the world, was constructed in 1883 predictions were made that it would fall in the river, but the bridge which is one mile long, including approaches, still stands. This view from the Brooklyn side shows the latest skyscrapers of downtown Manhattan. From left to right are the Cities Service, Manhattan Company, Transportation, Woolworth, Municipal and the Federal Court Buildings.
Brooklyn Bridge, built in 1883, was the first bridge to span the East River. This view from the Brooklyn side shows the latest skyscrapers of downtown Manhattan. To the left may be seen the City Bank Farmers Trust, Cities Service and Manhattan Company, at the right the Transportation and Woolworth.
The Cables, Brooklyn Bridge, New York.
One of the main highways between New York and New Jersey. The bridge was completed in 1932 at a cost of over $60,000,000. The main span is 3500 feet long. It enters Manhattan at 178th Street and connects over ramps with beautiful Riverside Drive.