Tag: Engineering

Boston’s magnificent cable bridge

Charles River frozenSwiss engineer Christian Menn designed the dramatic and elegant Leonard  P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, 2002,which is beautifully framed by Boston’s skyline to the right (south) and Cambridge’s skyline to the left.   At the extreme right edge of the photo, Charles Bulfinch’s late 18th century Massachusetts State House, with gold leaf dome can be seen.

(c) Bill Lebovich, all rights reserved.

Photographing History by Bill Lebovich: Washington Monuments and Robert Mills

Robert Mills, one of the earliest American born professional architects , designed the Washington Monument in Baltimore and later designed the Washington Monument on the National Mall.  For the latter monument, Mills proposed a colonnade around the base of the structure,but it was not erected.  Baltimore, photos 1,2.  Washington,  photo 3, scaffolding going up to repair earthquake damage, photo 4.  (C) Bill Lebovich, 2013.  All rights reserved.ImageImageImageImage