Category Archives: Brooklyn

The George Washington Bridge and Artist Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett The George Washington Bridge may not be quite as famous as that other well-known bridge in Brooklyn, but if popularity in the lofty world of bridges is measured by a span’s ability to inspire world-class … Continue reading

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Late-breaking History: Eugene H. Klingelfuss, Maker of the Holland Tunnel’s First Washing Machine

By Roz Hamlett, Editor The odds are, even if you’re a glassy-eyed New York history geek, you’ve never heard of him. Because the evidence of his signature achievement has lain buried deep in the bottom drawer of an old mahogany … Continue reading

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