China’s Great Wall is one of the world’s great feats of engineering and an enduring monument to the strength of an ancient civilization.

China’s Great Wall is one of the world’s great feats of engineering and an enduring monument to the strength of an ancient civilization.

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.

Great Wall of China. One of the seven wonders of the world. Took 100 years to complete

Great Wall of China. One of the seven wonders of the world. Took 100 years to complete

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.

St. Louis with Kids: 10 Ways to Enjoy the Gateway Arch

St. Louis with Kids: 10 Ways to Enjoy the Gateway Arch

Earlier this month, I flew to St. Louis to run the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon with a friend. I also got to play tourist in this town with my friend’s family, s

The mod elevator cars at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri look like something straight out of The Jetsons. (Courtesy Robert Lawton/Wikimedia Commons)

Mind-Blowing Elevators (Really!)

The mod elevator cars at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri look like something straight out of The Jetsons. (Courtesy Robert Lawton/Wikimedia Commons)

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