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  • The Captains Return to the Riverfront
    April 1, 2016
    After a two year absence, the well-known statue of Lewis and Clark returned to the St. Louis riverfront today as part of the ongoing CityArchRiver renovations. The Captains’ Return statue, by sculptor Harry Weber, depicting the return of the Lewis and Clark expedition was first installed near the Eads Bridge in September of 2006 to mark ...
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  • Arch Grounds Processional Allées Take Shape with First Planting of London Plane Trees
    March 7, 2016
    Since February 23 at the Gateway Arch, 113 London Plane trees have arrived, beginning the project of lining the processional allées on either side of the monument. An allée is a tree-lined pathway in a formal garden or park. The pathways are part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial’s historic landscape designed by Dan Kiley ...
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  • Kiener Plaza Construction Begins
    February 8, 2016
    In downtown St. Louis, construction is underway on Kiener Plaza, a centrally located city park and visitor hub surrounded by attractions like Busch Stadium, Citygarden, the Washington Ave. loft district, downtown business district, National Blues Museum (open in April), Old Courthouse, and the Gateway Arch. As part of the CityArchRiver project, the park has been redesigned ...
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