Thursday, February 2, 2012

Bayonne Retro: The Bayonne Bridge (History)

Bayonne Retro: The Bayonne Bridge (History): "In the early years of the twentieth century, pressure grew inevitably for a bridge linking Staten Island with the Bayonne Peninsula. Planners expected that the bridge would follow the route of the ferry, since the construction of the bridge and its approaches would involve the least amount of destruction to taxable property, and would be most convenient to major street connections on both sides of the Kill van Kull."

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