Brooklyn Historical Society - Exhibit on 40th anniversary of Verrazano Narrows Bridge 2005-03-07

 

Brooklyn Historical Society - Exhibit on 40th anniversary of Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

 

The 2 towers are out of alignment intentionally by about 1.75 inches due to the curvature of the earth.

The explorer Giuseppe Verrazzano had 2 z's in his name but only 1 z in the name of the bridge apparently due to some academic controversy in the 1960's.

 

 

 

  

 

 




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