Community group votes to co-name BK Heights street after female B’Bridge mastermind – 7:41 AM 5/26/2017

Community group votes to co-name BK Heights street after female B’Bridge mastermind
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By Lauren Gill

Brooklyn Paper

Don’t call it a “miss”-nomer!

Community Board 2’s transportation committee voted to co-name a Brooklyn Heights street for Emily Warren Roebling, who helped oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge from her house in the Heights after her husband, chief engineer Washington Roebling, was stricken with the bends.

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