St. Louis, where I spent most of my life! We have the arch overlooking the "Mighty Mississippi"!

St. Louis, where I spent most of my life! We have the arch overlooking the "Mighty Mississippi"!

St. Louis arch..so exciting to go to the top!  Part of the fun of going to a Shaklee Global conference is the sightseeing we do!  www.GreenForSuccess.com

St. Louis arch..so exciting to go to the top! Part of the fun of going to a Shaklee Global conference is the sightseeing we do! www.GreenForSuccess.com

Fall Affair:Talk about a great deal: Gorgeous free museums balance a lively professional sports scene. Pretty parks, the blues, ethnic foods and great breweries await in St. Louis neighborhoods: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/missouri/st-louis/two-day-getaway-to-st-louis.

Two-Day Getaway to St. Louis

Fall Affair:Talk about a great deal: Gorgeous free museums balance a lively professional sports scene. Pretty parks, the blues, ethnic foods and great breweries await in St. Louis neighborhoods: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/missouri/st-louis/two-day-getaway-to-st-louis.

The Arch is America's tallest monument. At 630 feet, the Gateway Arch, or just "The Arch," is an architectural marvel that is more than twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty. The stainless-steel-faced landmark pays homage to Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis' position as the gateway to the West. An impressive view from the ground up, it is even more stunning to see the view from the top down.

26 Reasons St. Louis Is America's Hidden Gem

The Arch is America's tallest monument. At 630 feet, the Gateway Arch, or just "The Arch," is an architectural marvel that is more than twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty. The stainless-steel-faced landmark pays homage to Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis' position as the gateway to the West. An impressive view from the ground up, it is even more stunning to see the view from the top down.

Visitors peer out of these narrow windows of the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Visitors peer out of these narrow windows of the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis, Missouri.

The Gateway Arch was designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and German-American structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel in 1947. Construction began on February 12, 1963, and ended on October 28, 1965. The monument opened to the public on June 10, 1967.

The Gateway Arch was designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and German-American structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel in 1947. Construction began on February 12, 1963, and ended on October 28, 1965. The monument opened to the public on June 10, 1967.

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