45 Years in the Making: The High Bridge, NYC's Oldest, Has Officially Reopened

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Time to get out your New York City bucket list (we actually have two, but who's counting?) and make an addition: The High Bridge is officially back after a whopping 45 years, and you definitely don't want to miss taking a stroll over it.

That's right, New York City's oldest standing bridge just reopened to the public after a 45-year, $61.8 million renovation.

If you didn't know, this breathtaking bridge, which stands at 140 feet high and 2,000 feet long, connects the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.

Still not convinced you should take a walk over it?

Check out these stunning Instagram shots that are sure to change your mind.


#Aqueduct #WaterTower #HighbridgePark #TheBronx #Manhattan #NYbyNewYorkers #rsa_streetview_ #ptk_sky #Highbridge

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Perfect day to be outside #highBridge #watertower #HighBridgePark #175St #nyc #herta

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Newly renovated #highbridgepark bridge #washingtonheights

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A Destination #medallion #plaque on the #bridge #highBridge #watertower #HighBridgePark #175St #nyc #herta

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