Brooklyn Bridge from the World Building - 1898


Original title: The wonder of the age, Brooklyn Bridge from the "World" Building, New York, U.S.A. Published by Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers, 1898, originally in stereograph format. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The Brooklyn Bridge was constructed over the East River between from 1870 to 1883. This suspension bridge, with a total length of 6,016 feet, was designed by German engineer John Augustus Roebling (1806-1869). He began to design it in 1867.

The World Building or Pulitzer Building, demolished in 1955, was located in Park Row, between Frankfort St. and the Brooklyn Bridge terminal. It was the tallest building in New York City from 1890 to 1894, when it was surpassed by the Manhattan Life Building.


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