Queensboro Bridge / 59th Street Bridge / Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge New York City, New York (USA) Bridge over the East River Designer: Henry Hornbostel / Gustav Lindenthal / Leffert L. Buck Type: cantilever bridge, truss bridge.
The Queensboro Bridge under construction in an undated photo. The bridge was opened for use in 1909. Also known as the 59th Street Bridge (of SImon & Garfunkel fame) it’s been recently renamed in honor of former NYC mayor Ed Koch. Photographer unknown; more info and interesting history here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensboro_Bridge