Standing proudly on the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway Arch rises an impressive 630 ft into the sky. This iconic monument boasts its grandeur as the world’s tallest arch. The Gateway Arch commemorates the westward expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. This architectural marvel was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers during the National Competition in 1967 for outstanding achievement in civil engineering.
Gateway Arch- St. Louis
The Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement
Awarded in National Competition- 1967
By the American Society of Civil Engineers
By Daniella Fodera