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- proper n. A suspension bridge in New York, connecting boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River.
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- n. a suspension bridge across the East River in New York City; opened in 1883
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However, he was not much of a competent terrorist: in 2003 he researched the feasibility of bringing down the Brooklyn Bridge by using a blowtorch to cut through its cables, an enterprise akin to demolishing the Empire State Building with a firecracker.
Kirsten looked down at a glossy photo of the Brooklyn Bridge with the word BROOKNASTY stamped in bright yellow across the bottom.
* The income would go directly to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation, which would oversee park upkeep—estimated to be about $15 million a year maintaining piers is expensive.
In the 2007 poll that asked Americans to rate their favorite buildings, the city hall stood in twenty-first place, just behind the Brooklyn Bridge and ahead of any other building in Philadelphia.15
By 1970, New York City was down to only one-fiftieth of the tonnage it had a decade earlier, and most of the Manhattan and Brooklyn piers, including ones that had recently been refurbished and would form the basis for Brooklyn Bridge Park, stood empty.9 The same cycle was repeated in other maritime cities.
In 1988, residents of Brooklyn Heights, which overlooks the site, founded the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy to oppose a proposal by the Port Authority to develop the waterfront as commercial real estate; the conservancy lobbied for a public park instead.
It is now that part of Park Row which extends from Brooklyn Bridge to Chatham Square.
Charlotte Temple, a tale of truth; reprinted from the rare first American edition (1794), over twelve hundred errors in later editions being corected, and the preface restored; with an historical and biographical introduction, bibliography, etc., by Francis W. Halsey.