Posts Tagged ‘Queensboro Bridge photo’

A traffic-free Queensboro Bridge in the 1950s

November 16, 2015

It’s officially called the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, and since going up in 1909, it’s had other alias, such as the 59th Street Bridge, and the Blackwell’s Island Bridge.

There was even a push to name it the Montauk Bridge (Queensboro sounded too British to some Irish New Yorkers).

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This spot looks close to where Woody Allen and Diane Keaton took in the view in a famous scene from 1979’s Manhattan.