The George W. Bridge

Photo: Richard B. Levine

Politicians talk of bridging divides—but EighthAvenue? To allow conventiongoers a quick (and NewYorkless) route between the old Farley Post Office andMadison Square Garden, the city has built a temporaryenclosed bridge, paid for by the RNC. How does thisnew span stack up against its famous forebears?

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The George W. Bridge