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St Louis Arch been there.. Both as a child when a train line came down the middle of the river frontage street ( was shortly after it was finished) and now as the area is more like a park and touristy....

St. Louis Arch - The first of many forms of architecture that I fell in love with. I haven't seen it in person since I was a young girl, but I remember that day.

I just love this place ~ Vibrant, Pretty, Exciting, Original ~ City of St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Arch - photo by Nicole Moran. This is where me and Bryan went minutes after finding out I was pregnant. And it was stormy too. Oh the memories.

Famous Vess Bottle and St. Louis Gateway Arch by charismaphoto, $25.00

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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.

St. Louis Arch- Well it never actually made it to the Life List since it was crossed off before I started one... BUT it would have been on there if I would have started my list when I was like 6! i can say I have crossed this one off 4 or 5 times!