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October 25th In NYC History

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1929...Mayor Jimmy Walker breaks ground for the Triborough Bridge in Astoria Park. The span opens for traffic seven years later.

In 1931...The $60 million George Washington Bridge – the world's largest suspension span to that point – opens for traffic across the Hudson River. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP