The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.
The view from the Queensboro Bridge is the first glimpse one would get of Manhattan. It represents hope and promise, and for immigrants it represents the American Dream. The view from the bridge is untainted with negative experiences from the city and that is what makes it so beautiful.
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