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The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: G S Prentzas
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Building America (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the planning, construction, and history of the Brooklyn Bridge, celebrated as one of the greatest landmarks and grandest sights of New York City.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G S Prentzas
ISBN: 9781604130737 1604130733
OCLC Number: 231745649
Description: 120 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The eighth wonder of the world --
A city of islands --
A vision of the bridge --
The towers go up --
The cables and deck --
The bridge opens --
The bridge, then and now --
Chronology and timeline --
Glossary.
Series Title: Building America (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: by G.S. Prentzas.
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Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is widely considered the greatest engineering achievement of the 19th century. During the 30-year construction period, the project withstood city politics,  Read more...

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