Question by  Rastadata (38)

When was the St Louis Arch built?

WHY was it built?


Answer by  daveandrews (383)

the st.louis arch, known as the Gateway arch was finished in 1965 after being designed in the 1940s it was built to put St. Louis on the map, the same as many public works in cities are


Answer by  nuttree (1596)

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1947, and build between 1963 and 1965. It is part of the Jefferson National Expansion memorial, located near the start of Lewis and Clark's expedition, and commemorating the Louisiana Purchase and the westward migration of the pioneers.


Answer by  txapplesplease (42)

Construction started on the arch in 1963 and it was open to the public in 1967. The monument is dedicated to the visions of westward expansion heldfast by Thomas Jefferson.


Answer by  TV (305)

Construction began in 1963 and was completed in 1965. It opened to the public in 1967. The Gateway Arch was built to stand as a monument to westward expansion.


Answer by  monkeydrone (233)

Construction began in feburary 1963 and ended in october 1965. It was built as a tributee to the westward expansion of America.

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