October 28, 2017 all-day
Oct 28, 1965. The steel and concrete, 630-feet-tall Gateway Arch, designed by Eero Saarninen and built as a monument to Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase that made American westward expansion possible, was completed in St. Louis, MO. The Arch was opened to the public in two stages: July 1967 and May 1968.
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