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Thursday
Jun032010

san francisco: 10 things you didn't know about the golden gate bridge

The Statue of Liberty aside, few American landmarks exert such a hold on the imagination. Like a rainbow, the Golden Gate Bridge rises above functionality.

Designed by dreamy engineer and poet Joseph Strauss, the bridge embodies the questing spirit of San Francisco, California – even the nation. You could forget that the revered and rugged engineering marvel serves a purpose: joining happening San Francisco with laid-back Marin County across the water.

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