Tag: Eero Saarinen

The major concern…was to create a monument which would have lasting significance and would be a landmark of our time… Neither an obelisk, nor a rectangular box, nor a dome seemed right on this site or for this purpose. But here, at the edge of the Mississippi River, a great arch did seem right. —Eero Saarinen

October 28, 1965 — The Gateway Arch—630′ high (190m)—designed by Eero Saarinen, was completed in St Louis, Missouri.

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