The bridge was inaugurated on May 24, 1883, with a grand celebration.
It took 14 years to build and cost $15 million at the time.
As a curiosity, to prove it was stable, 21 elephants crossed on May 17, 1884.
The garden has 21 hectares (52 acres) and more than 12,000 varieties of plants.
Be sure to visit the Japanese garden and its pond; it is beautiful. It has been recently restored, so a visit is highly recommended.
– BAM - visit the Music Academy.
– Dekalb Market - ideal for food lovers.
– Barclay’s Center is the home of the Brooklyn Nets.
– Masstransiscope - sequences of drawings and/or photographs to show the movement used in pre-film animations.
– Junior’s Cheesecake - probably the best cheesecake in the world.
Brighton Beach, nicknamed “Little Odessa,” is a neighborhood located at the southern end of the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Since the early 1900s, Brighton Beach has been home to a Russian-speaking immigrant population.