The Bridges of New York
Stirring text-and-picture tribute to over 75 New York City bridges — from the era of New Amsterdam to Robert Moses' modern-day achievements. A highly readable text, accompanied by more than 150 illustrations, including rare archival engravings, describes such splendid spans as the Brooklyn Bridge, Throgs Neck, Verrazano Narrows, Whitestone, George Washington, and Manhattan.
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