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You maybe know this: I refer to the most famous bridge in the world. The one that runned the risk to lose its identity lending it to a famous brand of chewing-gum!

The engineers included 2 cellars ans some more rooms to be rented to local companies in order to recover some of the high expenses needed to build the bridge. They did and the ideal conditions made those spaces a perfect storage thanks, for instance, to the constant temperature,

During the Prohibitionism those spaces were used as storage for newspapers while after the second world war the city of NY acquired the management for logistical reasons but those who had the chance to visit them state that the smell of those liquids is still alive!


Source: (among the others) npr