By: Stephanie, Ismael and Jazmin
Striking the Streets
The Brooklyn Bridge will be opened starting in 1883, between Brooklyn and Manhattan. No longer will you have to travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan by ferry. All thanks to our wonderful engineer John A. Roebling.
Grand Opening of the Brooklyn Bridge
Thursday, May 24th 1883 at 7am
Brooklyn, NY, United States
New York, NY
Arching 1,595 feet above the river, the Brooklyn Bridge will be the longest in the world.