Brooklyn Bridge and Heights walking tour

City Hall Park , Downtown Wednesday September 4 2013 11:00
Brooklyn Bridge and Heights walking tour
Brooklyn Bridge
Guides from Big Onion Walking Tours share the history of the great bridge and its surrounding neighborhoods. The jaunt begins on the Manhattan side, and as you cross, you’ll learn about the Roeblings, the family responsible for its construction, and the hardships involved in getting the damn thing built. You’ll then wander through Brooklyn Heights, learning about its famous residents and their connections to the bridge. Meet at the southeast corner of Broadway and Chambers St.


Venue name: City Hall Park
Address: Vesey to Chambers Sts
New York
Cross street: between Broadway and Park Row
Opening hours: Daily, dawn to dusk
Transport: Subway: A, C, J to Chambers St; 2, 3 to Park Pl; 4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall
Price: $20; seniors, students and Brooklyn Historical Society members $15
Event phone: 888-606-9255
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