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... The Amsterdam Bridge commemorates the twinning of Toronto and Amsterdam in 1974 ... Similarly, a bridge that crosses the Amstel river in Amsterdam was renamed Torontobrug ... A bilingual plaque on the bridge reads as follows “ This Dutch style lift bridge was opened by His Worship Wim Polak, The Mayor of Amsterdam during his official tour of Toronto Harbour ...
Famous quotes containing the words bridge and/or amsterdam:
“Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, its intimate and psychologicalresistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)
“The Jew is neither a newcomer nor an alien in this country or on this continent; his Americanism is as original and ancient as that of any race or people with the exception of the American Indian and other aborigines. He came in the caravels of Columbus, and he knocked at the gates of New Amsterdam only thirty-five years after the Pilgrim Fathers stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock.”
—Oscar Solomon Straus (18501926)