Brooklyn Bridge timeline

  • John A Roebling is born

    On June 12, 1806, John A. Roebling, civil engineer and designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, was born in Muehlhausen, Prussia. The Brooklyn Bridge,... Read more

  • Williamsburg Bridge Opens

    On December 19, 1903, New Yorkers celebrated the opening of the Williamsburg Bridge, the second of three steel-frame suspension bridges to span... Read more