New Murals Celebrate Hell Gate Bridge Centennial

New Murals Celebrate Hell Gate Bridge Centennial

The base of the Hell Gate Bridge is getting a new look as it celebrates its 100th birthday. The New York Anti-Crime Agency teamed up with artists from all over the world to beautify the base of the bridge in Astoria Park. The Agency holds safety seminars and graffiti...
Hell Gate Bridge’s Centennial Has Strong Astoria Connection

Hell Gate Bridge’s Centennial Has Strong Astoria Connection

One of the most important architectural sites on the East River is turning 100 years old.  Borough Reporter Ruschell Boone has more on the Hell Gate Bridge and its significance to the city and one Queens community. It’s one of the city’s iconic structures,...
Astoria Group Wants to Light Up Hell Gate Bridge

Astoria Group Wants to Light Up Hell Gate Bridge

QUEENS — A community group in Astoria wants to show a local landmark some love — by lighting it up. The New York Anti-Crime Agency, a nonprofit that runs safety seminars and neighbourhood graffiti cleanups, is pushing to get lights added to the Hell Gate Bridge,...
Astoria’s Hell Gate Bridge Turns 100 This Week

Astoria’s Hell Gate Bridge Turns 100 This Week

Paragraph Summary: Happy birthday, Hell Gate!The Hell Gate Bridge, which stretches over the East River from Astoria to Wards Island, will celebrate its 100th year on Thursday, marking a century since officials celebrated its opening with a dedication ceremony in 1917....