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Motorcyclist killed on Golden Gate Bridge was Larkspur man

Aamir Ahmad Khan was riding north on Highway 1 over the bridge shortly before 6 p.m. when he apparently lost control near the north tower and slammed into the railing, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. California Highway...Show More Summary

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Stockton Springs, Maine

While there are innumerable bridges and observation towers scattered around the planet, it’s considerably more rare to witness the combination of these two lovely structures. There are only a handful of bridge observatories in the world,...Show More Summary

Say Goodbye To The Sydney IMAX Before It Gets Demolished

One of the things Sydney has always held claim to — alongside the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House and Centrepoint Tower — has been the IMAX building in the city’s Darling Harbour. Stretching 35.7 metres wide and 29.7 metres tall,Show More Summary

Developers move to block builder of 1,000-foot tall tower in lower Manhattan

A Manhattan-based development firm is trying to stop a 1,000-foot tall luxury apartment tower from going up along the Manhattan waterfront, between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Little Cherry,... To view the full story, click the title link.

San Francisco Welcomes a Stunning New High-Rise Condominium

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

The Harrison high-rise condominium in San Francisco The tower is located near the Bay Bridge in the bustling heart of the city… Rebekah Bell

Outgoing downtown Brooklyn business district chief on the neighborhood's future

The changes across downtown Brooklyn over the past decade are plentiful and striking. From towers rising along Flatbush Avenue, to the near-completion of Brooklyn Bridge Park to a burgeoning... To view the full story, click the title link.

Men Arrested After Using Bike Path To Scale Bay Bridge Tower

Police say they believe the men made it all the way up the 525-foot tower. [ more › ]

New Lawsuit Tries To Halt Plan For Residential Towers At Brooklyn Bridge Park

It's been a decade now since plans emerged for condo towers to go up just west of Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6, and still the proposed housing is embroiled in controversy. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has already settled one...Show More Summary

Group hopes to block construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park apartment towers

The Brooklyn Heights Association filed a suit to block the construction of two residential projects in Brooklyn Bridge Park Thursday. The civic group argues that the park does not need more... To view the full story, click the title link.

De Blasio donor didn't follow rules to build Pier 6 towers

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The city’s selection of a donor to Mayor De Blasio to build towers in Brooklyn Bridge Park had a “taint” from the start, a new lawsuit says.

Brexit campaigners take to the water in bizarre flotilla battle

A flotilla of fishing boats backing a Brexit sailed up the River Thames. Around 50 vessels passed under London’s Tower Bridge a week ahead of the EU referendum. A boat supporting the Remain campaign also took part in the standoff. Produced by Claudia Romeo. Original reporting by Barbara Tasch. Join the conversation about this story »

Photograph of the week: Tower Bridge, London

London’s Tower Bridge was built in the late nineteenth century and spans the River Thames, connecting Tower Hamlets to the north and Southwark to the south. Designed by Sir Horace Jones, the central span of the bridge can be raised and lowered to allow ships through. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Bridge Park towers approved despite de Blasio conflict

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Lawsuits are expected after a de Blasio-controlled board approved Brooklyn Bridge Park towers Tuesday despite conflict of interest concerns.

Photos: Look At These Cute, Soon-To-Be Murderous Baby Falcons!

Early summer means it's time for baby falcons! The MTA has released photos of a trio of peregrine falcon chicks currently nested 360 feet up in a box installed on one of the Throgs Neck Bridge's towers and hoo boy, are these things cute. Show More Summary

State Backs Out Of Plan For Residential Towers At Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6

Since 2006, two condos have been slated to go up just west of Brooklyn Bride Park's Pier 6, and though they were originally planned as luxury developments akin to those at Pier 1, 30% was reserved for affordable housing after Mayor de Blasio was elected and intervened. Show More Summary

City says court settlement allows it to move forward on park housing plan without state

City Hall said Wednesday that a 2015 court settlement shows Brooklyn Bridge Park can move forward with a pair of controversial apartment towers near Pier 6 without the state's approval. Earlier this... To view the full story, click the title link.

Oregon Rail Heritage Center + Bridges

After brunch at Isabels Cantina, we headed out to visit, at my request, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.  But first we stopped at Cathedral Park under St. John’s Bridge, a beautiful suspension bridge with gothic style towers and piers. Show More Summary

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