"What would be the best bridge? Well, the one which could be reduced to a thread, a line, without anything left over; which fulfilled strictly its function of uniting two separated distances."
- Pablo Picasso
-from Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges by Jiri Rasky
University Heights Bridge Over Harlem River, New York City - 1908
Manhattan Approach, Queensboro Bridge, New York City - 1909