Longfellow Bridge

  • East Cambridge, United States
  • Longfellow Bridge, Boston, MA 02114, USA 
  • +1 617-973-7000 
    Longfellow Bridge crosses the Charles River in Boston and connects the central part of the city to the campus in Cambridge. This bridge arch type, width of 32 meters and a length of 539 meters, which is also the rail, road and pedestrian. 11 steel arch spans supported by stone pillars. Length of the longest span in the middle of the bridge is 57.5 meters and height - 8.1 meters.

    Locals call it "urban salt shakers and pepper", as four turrets that adorn the high bridge span, resemble huge salt and pepper shakers.

    The first bridge on this site was built in 1793. The current bridge was built in 1906, which became known as the Cambridge bridge, and in 1927 was renamed the Longfellow Bridge. Henry U.Longfello - American poet, who lived in the XVIII century, who wrote in 1845 poem "The Bridge", dedicated to the most bridge over the Charles River.
    • attractions
      • Parks and Gardens

Sights nearby

Old districts Beacon Hill and North End Beacon Hill
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Beacon Hill
Massachusetts State House Boston
Church of the Covenant Bay Village
City Garden Beacon Hill
TD Garden sports complex North End, Boston, MA
Trinity Church in Boston Bay Village
Троицкая церковь Bay Village
North Station North End, Boston, MA
Old South Church Back Bay
Copley Square Bay Village
Boston City Hall Boston
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridgeport
Prudential Shopping Center Back Bay
Feneyl Hall Boston
Prudential Tower, Back Bay
South Station Dock Square
First Church of Christ Back Bay
Christian Science Complex Back Bay
Symphony Hall Back Bay
Panopticon Gallery Back Bay
Stadium "Fenway Park" Back Bay
Boston University Cambridgeport
Quest Tomb Longwood Station
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England Roxbury Crossing

Nearby cities

Weather in East Cambridge

get weather widget