Brooklyn Heights is about 12 blocks deep and five blocks wide. The Brooklyn Heights has roughly 23,000 residents, area's median household income among the highest is $166,346. The Brooklyn Heights is a mixture of townhouses, hotels, apartments, and restaurants.
The Brooklyn Bridge looms majestically over New York's East River, linking the two boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Bridge took 14 years to build, 1869-1883. Building the bridge involved 600 workers and costed 15 million dollars. Around two dozen people died in the process, including the orignial designer, John Augustus Roebling.
The New York Aquarium is at Coney Island, it was originally located in Lower Manhattan but then was moved due to construction of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. The aquarium opened in December of 1896. Then was reopened in June of 1957 after the move. In the early years the facility housed only 150 species, today it holds over 350 species of aquatic wildlife and 8,000 different species. The entire project costs $9 million and used 1.25 million gallons of water.
52 acres of formal and informal gardens. The garden is an expression of natures vitality in the midst of urban brick and concrete. 12,000 plant species from around the world and spectacular color, fragrance, and beauty of the Garden. There is more than 5,000 bushes and 1,200 rose varieties. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden was founded on a reclaimed ash dump in 1910. No matter the time of the year, something is always in bloom.