1. At Queensboro Bridge’s 100th Birthday, the Opening Ceremony Was Re-Enacted

In 2009, the Queensboro Bridge turned 100 and it was celebrated in style. After Mayor Bloomberg reenacted the original 1909 opening ceremony, “marching bands played, vintage automobiles ferried borough presidents from their respective sides” and other festivities commemorated the milestone, according to StreetFilms.

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