The Women We Never Knew About

Because of the NY Times Overlooked project, Emily Roebling’s long delayed obituary displays how she helped to build the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Costs and Benefits of Bridge Shopping

Are you a bridge shopper? Manhattan is an island. Linked by bridges and tunnels to other NYC boroughs and NJ, it can be expensive to access…or it can be free. It all depends on your route. And therein lies the…

GDP: The Brooklyn Bridge

The story of the Brooklyn Bridge is really about cheap steel. Used to iron that tended to be brittle, 19th century bridge builders had little experience with steel. And yet, the dimensions of the Brooklyn Bridge required what steel could…