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The effort to remove hundreds of ash trees from the Arch grounds underway on Nov. 3, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Lots of ‘Timber’ at Arch Grounds

On the St. Louis Arch grounds this morning, men with bulldozers and chainsaws began tearing down hundreds of ash trees that line the walkways.

11/03/2014

London Plane Trees being housed at Hoette Farms in New Florence, Mo. The trees will eventually replace the Ash trees on the processional walks on the Arch grounds. (Photo courtesy of CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation)

1,200 Trees to be Removed from Arch Grounds

The removal of more than 1,000 trees on the grounds of the Gateway Arch is about to begin.

10/28/2014

An engineering team rappels down the north leg of the Gateway Arch to collect samples of stains on Oct. 16, 2014. (Amity Shedd/KMOX)

Engineers Make Their Way Down Arch Collecting Samples

After waiting three days due to rain, an engineering team rappels down the north leg of the Arch to collect samples of stains.

10/16/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Monument Restoration Team in St. Louis for Work on Arch

Monument restoration expert Steve Kelley and his crew are in town this week, and he says the Arch has a lot of blemishes that can’t be seen from the ground.

10/13/2014

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Arch Still on Watch List of Most Endangered Monuments

That hasn’t changed despite the fact new research shows stains on the Arch’s surface are just discoloration and not destructive rust.

10/10/2014

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Gateway Arch in Good Health

There’s been talk lately of rust and discoloration on the Gateway Arch as signs that five decades of St. Louis weather are taking their toll. Results out this week are offering new assurances that the Arch is doing just fine.

10/02/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay speaks at the ground-breaking ceremony for the next phase in the St. Louis Gateway Arch Grounds Project on Sept. 25, 2014. (Allison Blood/KMOX)

Ground Breaks on Next Phase in Arch Project

Another ground-breaking ceremony took place today for the St. Louis Gateway Arch Grounds Project as a third phase of construction begins.

09/25/2014

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Updated Construction Schedule Released for CityArchRiver Project

Partner organizations coordinating the CityArchRiver project released an updated construction schedule outlining tentative dates for the start and completion of remaining project components.

09/19/2014

Photo: Getty

C-SPAN Filming Feature on St. Louis

C-SPAN producer Debby Lamb says they’ll shoot stories about the Arch and the old Courthouse, but also the history of immigration in St. Louis.

05/20/2014

(KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Arch Ground Improvements on the Way

Funds are now in place for major improvements to the Arch grounds.

02/12/2014

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