October 25th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 10/25/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
On this date in...
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.
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