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[[File:BrooklynBridge.jpg|thumb|300px|The ''Brooklyn Bridge'' after it was frozen by [[Captain Cold]].]]
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The '''Brooklyn Bridge''' is a famous bridge in [[Brooklyn]] in [[New York City]], [[New York]].
 
The '''Brooklyn Bridge''' is a famous bridge in [[Brooklyn]] in [[New York City]], [[New York]].
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It is one of the oldest ''suspension bridges'' in the [[United States]].
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Completed in 1883, it connects the ''New York City'' boroughs of ''Manhattan'' and ''Brooklyn'' by spanning the East River. It was the longest suspension bridge in the world from its opening until 1903, and the first steel-wire suspension bridge.
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Originally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, it was dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge in an 1867 letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and formally so named by the city government in 1915. Since its opening, it has become an iconic part of the New York skyline. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964.
 
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Revision as of 17:43, May 22, 2010

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The Brooklyn Bridge after it was frozen by Captain Cold.


The Brooklyn Bridge is a famous bridge in Brooklyn in New York City, New York.

It is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States.

Completed in 1883, it connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It was the longest suspension bridge in the world from its opening until 1903, and the first steel-wire suspension bridge.

Originally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, it was dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge in an 1867 letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and formally so named by the city government in 1915. Since its opening, it has become an iconic part of the New York skyline. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964.

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