Large donation puts CityArchRiver Foundation within striking distance of $250 million tally.
Expansion will be done in 2017 and will feature state-of-the-art displays to tell age-old story of the West.
Two men with ties to the New Black Panther Party who were reportedly plotting to bomb the Gateway Arch are indicted by a federal grand jury in St. Louis.
Gateway Arch and Edwardsville High School among two local venues taking part
Seven acres of green space and walkways will replace gray concrete and steel edifice.
Pilot identified as 52-year-old Ronald Scott Rector of Linn, Mo.
Some artifacts going to other museums, some to a giant limestone cave.
Will make way for new, interactive museum to open in 2017.
The monument’s Museum of Westward Expansion is closing Tuesday. It had been a free attraction at the Arch and welcomed walk-in visitors.
On the St. Louis Arch grounds this morning, men with bulldozers and chainsaws began tearing down hundreds of ash trees that line the walkways.