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  1. The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (/ ˌ v ɛr ə ˈ z ɑː n oʊ / VERR-ə-ZAH-noh), also referred to as the Narrows Bridge, the Verrazzano Bridge, and simply the Verrazzano, is a suspension bridge connecting the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn.

  2. Jun 3, 2024 · Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, suspension bridge spanning New York Harbor from Brooklyn to Staten Island, built by Othmar H. Ammann from 1959 to 1964. Its main span was the longest in the world until the completion of the Humber Bridge in 1981.

  3. When it finally opened, 50 years ago this month, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge—honoring the 16th-century Florentine explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, though not to the extent of spelling his...

  4. When it opened in 1964, the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge was the world's longest suspension span. The ends of the bridge are at historic Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn and Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, both of which guarded New York Harbor at the Narrows for over a century.

  5. Oct 19, 2013 · This enormous bridge had the longest suspension bridge span in the world when completed, knocking off the long-held record of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is so large that it looms over the surrounding landscape and is visible from many locations.

  6. Towering 693 feet above the bay, the Verrazzano Bridge (as it is commonly called) helped transform southern Brooklyn parks and Staten Island's beach end into destination New York vistas. History of the Bridge. Archival image of the Staten Island Ferry near the Whitehall Street pier in Manhattan. (Photo courtesy of the NYC DOT)

  7. Apr 25, 2022 · The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge designed by structural engineer, Othmar Hermann Ammann and urban planner, Robert Moses, that connects the New York City boroughs: Staten Island and Brooklyn.

  8. The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, also referred to as the Narrows Bridge, the Verrazzano Bridge, and simply the Verrazzano, is a suspension bridge connecting the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn.

  9. 5 days ago · The bridge, spanning all the way from Brooklyn to Staten Island, and serves as the first leg of the New York City Marathon, was constructed in five years and completed in 1964. With special help...

  10. The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (also referred to as the Verrazzano Bridge, locally as the Verrazzano, and formerly as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge or Narrows Bridge) is a suspension bridge in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn.

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