B. Thayer Associates is responsible for the architectural and structural features of the extensive pedestrian network for the reconstruction of the swing bridge over the Harlem River. The bridge is an important pedestrian and bicycle link between Manhattan and the Bronx. Architectural and structural design includes:
Attention was given to enhance the character of the new bridge to complement the surrounding architecture and neighborhood. Services include cost estimates, construction support, and presentations to the New York City Art Commission and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for review and approval.