Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
The first loss of life occurred in the panic rush from Brooklyn Bridge as the airship approached it.
Beyond these newspaper buildings again, and partially hidden by the arches of the old Elevated Railway of New York (long since converted into a mono-rail), there was another cordon of police and a sort of encampment of ambulances and doctors, busy with the dead and wounded who had been killed early in the night by the panic upon Brooklyn Bridge. All this he saw in the perspectives of a bird's-eye view, as things happening in a big, irregular-shaped pit below him, between cliffs of high building.
The Vaterland at that time was beating up to the south of City Hall from over the ruins of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the reports of the gun, followed by the first crashes of the collapsing Dexter building, brought Kurt and, Smallways to the cabin porthole.
The New York Armajani exhibit is open at The Met Breuer through June 2, 2019; "Bridge Over Tree" is on view at Brooklyn Bridge
Park through September 29, 2019.
In The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
, David McCullough describes the incident in which the two were stranded on the frozen East River for "several miserable hours on an icebound ferry" and the impact this event had on them.
Other project cited were the Hub residential high rise by Steiner NYC; Greenpoint Landing; 158 Clifton Residence; District 20 Pre-K Center; Brooklyn Bridge
Park Boat House; Supreme Store; II Centro; PorcHouse; The Brooklyn Grand and; Building 77-Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Mic reports that locks on the Brooklyn Bridge
caused a wire holding to snap on September 8, leading to hours of repairs and traffic delays.
Since its opening in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge
has been an iconic part of the New York City skyline as the Tyne Bridge has that of Newcastle.
Macy's Fireworks spectacular are always one of the best fireworks showpieces every 4th of July, and this year's show becomes even better with the Brooklyn Bridge
picked as its backdrop.
The Brooklyn Bridge
took 14 years to build, at a cost of 15 million dollars and 20 lives, and Roebling himself had endured decompression sickness after supervising construction of the structure's underwater supports.
Further reinforcing the sustainable design, Brooklyn Bridge
Park Conservancy engaged structural engineers HNTB Corporation to develop a plan to shade the area so that it is more hospitable for sports activity, players and spectators alike.