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October 2020

Revered for its modern, elegant design of precisely placed steel, the George Washington Bridge soars above the Hudson River, connecting Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey. At night, its lights twinkle like the diamond necklace worn by Cassie Louise Lightfoot in Faith Ringgold’s book Tar Beach.  “Form follows function,” said George Deodatis, a professor of civil engineering at Columbia University. “Nothing is