You definitely know all the iconic landmarks that are featured in this article but do you know how they looked at the beginning when they were under construction? It took a lot of time and effort to make them, so have a look and see what they were like back in the day when they were getting built.
#1. The Manhattan Bridge Was Built in 11 Years.
The construction began in 1901 and the bridge was completely finished by 1912, which means that it was working for 3 years before really being done.
#2. The Work Of the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Brazil Lasted for 5 Years.
It is 86 years old today since construction started in 1926 and was finished in 1931.
#3. It Took Two Years to Complete The Gateway Arch.
The beautiful symbol of St. Louis was finished in 1965 and open to the public in 1967.
#4. The Construction of Mount Rushmore Took 14 Years.
It began in 1927 and was completed in 1941. More than three million tourists visit it every year.
#5. The Eiffel Tower Was Built in Just Over Two Years.
#6. Before Gifting It to America, the French Spent About 9 Years Making the Statue Of Liberty.
And it’s been standing on Liberty Island ever since 1885, which means it’s been there for 135 years.
#7. Disney’s Epcot Center in Orlando Was Under Construction for 3 Years.
It was finished in 1982 and it consists of 11,324 tiles.
#8. It Took Four Years to Make Golden Gate Bridge.
Construction started in January 1933 and the bridge was finished in April 1837, making it 80 years old in April this year.