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Arlo Hotel’s Guide to the Brooklyn Bridge

Our Arlo Hotel staff members love the Brooklyn Bridge. It personifies New York City. An icon of the city that’s been around for 152 years (completed in 1883) and remains an engineering and architectural marvel. When it opened it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, spanning 1,595 feet with a massive deck that stood more than 125 feet from the water. It’s an example of Gothic Revival architecture and contains many wonderful design elements that can be appreciated from far and up close. The bridge was known by several names during its early years and received the iconic Brooklyn…