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St. Louis Gateway Arch, Historical and Architectural Overview

St. Louis Gateway Arch, Historical and Architectural Overview

Construction of the Gateway Arch: materials and techniques used to build it, and the mathematical equation used to create its catenary curve shape. In-depth articles tell about the designer of the memorial (architect Eero Saarinen), and the story behind the invention of the Arch's unique tram system; see how its size compares with other monuments across the world; learn about its architectural specifications from the fact sheet, and get answers to many of your frequently asked questions (FAQ).

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