mediumaevum: The flexibility and strength of cast iron freed neo-Gothic designers to create new structural gothic forms impossible in stone, as in Calvert Vaux’s cast-iron bridge in Central Park, New York Photo by Jet Lowe
Sinuous, organic Art Nouveau forms in a bridge; coupled with Neo-Gothic filigree wrought iron railings.
Looking south, detail of filigree work. Gothic Arch, Spanning bridlepath south of tennis courts at north, Central Park, New York City
This bridge structure is often considered as a Gothic revival style, but it also closely relates to the beau arts style.
This cast-iron gothic tracery bridge by Calvert Vaux reflects the curvaceous, architectural elements found in Adirondack design.
bar tracery: Tracery which is composed of thin stone elements rather than thick ones as in plate tracery The glass rather than the stone dominates when bar tracery is used. It gives a more delicate, web-like effect