The St. Louis Arch

The St. Louis Arch

  • Location:The St. Louis Arch is about South South East

  • Absolute Location:The St. Louis Arch is 38 degrees North and 90 degrees West

  • My Place is Famous for: My place is famous for having 60 foot of material underground.

  • Description: The stainless steel structure rises 630 feet high from a 60-foot foundation and spans 630 feet at ground level.

  • Three Interesting Facts:

    1) It is the nation's tallest monument.

    2) Small cars inside the monument carry visitors to the top for a magnificent view of the city. More than 21/2 million people visit the monument annually.

    3) The park features the Gateway Arch, designed by architect Eero Saarinen who won the design competition in 1947.

  • Bibliography:

    1) Copyright 2001 Web Site created by Maring Kanefield and Weissman St. Louis Arch

    2) Bells N Whistles.

    Created by: Allyssa
    Date Created: October 8, 2001
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