Roebling


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United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)

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A few days after the Roebling fire, the German embassy in New York received a secret telegram from Berlin, directing that "vigorous measures should be taken to destroy the Canadian Pacific in several places for the purpose of causing a lengthy interruption of traffic.
The Brooklyn Bridge took 14 years to build, at a cost of 15 million dollars and 20 lives, and Roebling himself had endured decompression sickness after supervising construction of the structure's underwater supports.
Roebling, who undertook one of the most ambitious bridge construction projects attempted at that time.
Hundley pairs his lyrics and quotations with dates and places (often Roebling Street, in Brooklyn) of significance known only to him; presumably they indicate when and where he last heard a song, read or remembered a book, saw or discussed a film.
The parcel, at 212-218 North 9th Street between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue, has 44,500 square feet of development rights; the parcel at 237-243 North 9th Street, between Roebling and Withers streets, has 52,551 square feet; and the parcel at 261-263 North 9th Street -- also between Roebling and Withers streets but not adjacent to the other site -- has 33,450 square feet of development rights.
He discusses ancient and primitive bridges, and modern bridges in the UK, France, and North America, with special discussion of John Roebling, the Brooklyn Bridge, deflection theory, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, the disaster of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940, the Severn Bridge in the UK, Japan's Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Denmark's Storebelt Bridge, and the Millennium Bridge in London.
It could be a tricky thing if a shop is called skinnyskinny (129B Roebling St between North 4th and 5th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718 366 2201), but it is actually a haven for eco-friendly and organic soaps.
Opening reception is May 11th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Capla Kesting Fine Art, 121 Roebling St.
Later, we found out that it's a historical building--the only remaining Roebling mansion in the city.
Roebling thus had the "consolation, such as it is, of dying from following his own prescription instead of ignoring it.
Roebling Row, an 86-unit apartment community built in the historic district of downtown Covington, is a four-story, all-masonry row house-style building that is sensitive to the personality of the surrounding area.
Advanced sessions with your own Ferrari F355 and coach (on the Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia, or Sebring International Raceway in Florida) range from $2,625 to $6,000.
October 2003) -- The Marine Corps' newest expeditionary asset is the latest in a series of vehicles that began with the Roebling Alligator in 1932.
In the mid-19th century, ambitious engineer John Roebling dreamed of building a suspension bridge that would unite two parts of New York, then the fastest growing city in the world.