The purpose of the Golden Gate Bridge is to connect San Francisco to Marin County, Calif. Before the bridge opened in 1937, the only practical route between what is now Marin County and San Francisco was by ferry across ... More »

The Golden Gate Bridge was built to remedy the need to move people and products in and out of San Francisco via ferry due to the city being located on a peninsula in San Francisco Bay. The city was effectively cut off fr... More »

The Golden Gate Bridge is famous because it was the world's longest suspension bridge when it was first constructed in 1937 until November 21, 1964, when New York City opened its Verrazano–Narrows Bridge. The Verrazano–N... More »

The Golden Gate Bridge runs from the city of San Francisco in the south to Marin County near Sausalito in the north. The bridge is named after the Golden Gate Strait that it passes above, a body of water that connects th... More »

The Golden Gate Bridge is famous because it was the world's longest suspension bridge when it was first constructed in 1937 until November 21, 1964, when New York City opened its Verrazano–Narrows Bridge. The Verrazano–N... More »

The color of the Golden Gate Bridge is officially International Orange. The original bridge design called for another color, but the steel manufacturers painted the materials using an orange primer to protect it from the... More »

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The Golden Gate Bridge was built to remedy the need to move people and products in and out of San Francisco via ferry due to the city being located on a peninsula in San Francisco Bay. The city was effectively cut off fr... More »