Gateway Arch, St. Louis

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

Gateway Arch- St. Louis
The Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement
Awarded in National Competition- 1967
By the American Society of Civil Engineers

By Daniella Fodera

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s