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, and a symbol of Astoria Queens. The Hell Gate Bridge has been the backdrop to movies like the comedy “Queens Logic” and the 1973 classic “Serpico”.
For the people who live here, the bridge has a different role as a centerpiece of so many memories.