Once construction wraps up in late 2020, the project will join past Urban Revitalization grant winners like Hotel Covington and Braxton Brewing in Covington's ongoing transformation, create six jobs and serve as a focal point of the Roebling
Point entertainment district.
Shelby Ross recounts events to his longtime acquaintance, Washington Roebling
, the engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge.
"this prompted us to look at prominent female engineers and we learned about emily Roebling
, 1803-1903, who was the lead engineer on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Emily Warren Roebling
The Woman Who Saved the Brooklyn Bridge
Another math whiz takes center stage in author and illustrator Rachel Dougherty's Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling
Built the Brooklyn Bridge (Roaring Brook, $17.99, 40 pages, 9781250155320, ages 5 to 8).
The factory complex shuttered in 1974, 20 years after the Roebling
family sold the site to the Colorado Fuel and Iron Co.
One heroic family deserves most of the credit for this national treasure: the Roeblings
. John Roebling
conceived and designed the great bridge.
Suspension Bridge was the longest in the world at 1,057ft when it opened in 1866 and the prototype for New York's Brooklyn Bridge.
at the 24-hour Art All Night show in the Roebling
Market section of the city, Fox News reported.
Founded by JD and Kathy Merget in 2003, Oslo Coffee Roasters has locations in Williamsburg at 133 Roebling
Street and 328 Bedford Avenue, and on the Upper East Side at 422 E.
Reporters marveled, for example, over the fact that Emily Roebling
took over her husband's role as lead engineer on construction of the Brooklyn Bridge in the late 1800s when he became too ill to continue in that capacity.
Chestnutt, John Singer Sargent, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Ida Tarbell, John Philip Sousa, Washington Roebling
, Amy Beach, Nat Love, George Whitefield Chadwick, Louisa May Alcott, and Theodore Thomas have no existence worth White's notice.