By Lauren Kramer
There’s something compelling about a beautiful bridge. It forces you to stop, look around at the view and acknowledge a great feat of engineering and architecture. Given the water that surrounds us, we Vancouverites cross bridges in the tens of thousands daily, by car, bike, bus and foot (and most of us are all too familiar with the traffic lineups as we wait to traverse). Still, those bridges represent history, exquisite architecture and showcase some magnificent scenery on good weather days, and even bad. Here’s our top six and how they came about.