The Brooklyn Bridge is not only one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States and a National Historic Landmark — it’s also one of the most recognizable symbols of what makes Brooklyn great.
For over one hundred and fifty years, the Brooklyn Bridge has been wowing New York residents and visitors alike. If you know someone who’s in love with this engineering masterpiece, here are some Brooklyn Bridge–themed gifts you may want to get them… or yourself.
Brooklyn Bell Tower’s Brooklyn tea towel
The backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge is always changing as neighborhoods grow around it. Local artist and printer Kate Wilkes has set up her studio in a bell tower to capture these shifting panoramic views on beautifully hand-painted towels, shirts, and totes.
Tea Towel Color Prints photo courtesy of Brooklyn Bell Tower.
Brooklyn Bridge Tie Designs via Jess Witaj
Brooklyn Bridge Tie
Up close, the Brooklyn Bridge’s suspension lines make intricate designs across these screenprinted ties. Printed on silk and heat-set, Jess Witaj’s ties stand out for their simple, but striking, silhouettes. She runs custom colors and fabrics, and a variety of designs.
Squid and the Brooklyn Bridge via Gnome Enterprises
Gnome Enterprises squid tee
When you’re looking for a graphic tee you want something unique, and Gnome Enterprises offers just that. Their squid attack tee is printed by hand right here in Brooklyn using eco-friendly products. Gnome Enterprises offers this design as a baby onesie, in a kid’s size, and as a men’s or women’s scoop neck and V-neck T-shirt.
Bridge & Cityscape Mug via Gift Man Gifts
Brooklyn Bridge mug
This ceramic mug features a classic photo of the bridge from when it was less than one hundred years old and still making architects’ jaws drop. The mug holds 11 ounces and is dishwasher and microwave safe.
Laser cut ornaments via Brooklyn Rehab
Brooklyn landmark ornaments
These wooden ornaments of famous New York icons are laser cut in wood, making them a cool gift for the creator in your family.