Category: Landmarks and Buildings

The Brooklyn Bridge: Closing the Gaps

In addition to the Brooklyn Bridge connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn, I analyze how the bridge serves as a center for various points of connection. Since before its completion, the bridge permitted connection across political parties, social classes, and philosophical boundaries. Moreover, continued discussion of the bridge exemplifies how it connects different periods. Through its various points of connection, the bridge continues to inform the identity of New York.

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The High Line

The history of the High Line is as long and winding as the current path, which cuts through the West Side of New York City, along 10th Avenue, where it ultimately terminates at Hudson Yards. Through its history as a railway line, a space for art, as a subject of revitalization, and as a park, the High Line has represented the evolving nature of New York City.

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