1. How Do you Pronounce Kosciuszko?

In 2014, WNYC released a tool about “How to Speak New York” and the Kosciuszko Bridge was one of the stars. Tadeusz Kosciuszko was an American Revolutionary War general from Poland. Somewhat ironically for this bridge, Kosciuszko was trained as an engineer. He oversaw the construction the fortifications at West Point and was a celebrated military tactician not only in the American Revolution but also in Poland against the Russians.

Next, read about the Top 10 Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge and the George Washington Bridge.