Retropix: The bridge that never was
[Continuing the ORIGINAL Hoboken411 “Photo of the Day” series… RETROPIX WEEK!!]
Retropix of the Day – 5/14/2009
Did you know that back in 1923, there was once a proposed bridge between NYC and NJ – meant for Weehawken? This of course, was eventually scrapped – and the George Washington Bridge was built instead.
Pictured below is what it would have looked like (towards 57th Street in Manhattan). It was originally proposed to be 20 traffic lanes wide!
Read more about this at Bridgemesiter.com!
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