Brooklyn Bridge Celebration

Brooklyn Bridge Celebrating 140 Years

Brooklyn Bridge Celebrating 140 Years

The New York City College of Technology, of the City University of New York – City Tech is celebrating the 140th anniversary of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Join CityTech’s Department of Architectural Technology along with authors, historians, scholars, and bridge enthusiasts.

WHEN: Saturday, September 30, 2023

WHERE: At the base of the Brooklyn Bridge

The celebration begins on the morning of Saturday, Sept 30th with presentations will include:

  • technical knowledge of John A. Roebling’s bridges
  • the engineering of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • a display of glass negative slides of its construction
  • modern photographs of the Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Manhattan, and George Washington Bridges — whose cables were spun by John A. Roebling’s Sons Company
  • and the legacy of John, Washington and Emily Roebling, who made the great bridge possible

Optional activities include a Saturday evening social gathering at St. Ann’s Warehouse and Sunday morning tours of the Brooklyn Bridge led by our presenters.

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