First New Park of Arch Grounds Renovations OpensThe new Luther Ely Smith Square 'green space' goes from east of the Old Courthouse across Memorial Drive to the Arch grounds.
Riverboat Operator Holds Out Hope For RevivalWhen the Burger King Boat slammed into the Poplar Street Bridge and the minesweeper Inaugural sank in 1993, it marked the beginning of the end for a riverfront lined with restaurants.
KCI Awarded "Park Over the Highway" ContractKCI Construction was awarded the contract to build the "lid" over I-70 that stretches from the Old Courthouse to the Arch for $26.4 million.
St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Pass I-70, Archgrounds 'Lid' PlanThe bill would put a grassy lid over the downtown depressed lanes of I-70 and reroute Memorial Drive.
Riverfront Redesign Moves Ahead With New BudgetThe goal remains to have the highway lid and other improvements done in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Arch's completion in the fall of 2015.
MoDOT Puts I-70 "Lid" Proposal Before PublicLush, green grass is shown covering an entire block of the interstate between the Old Courthouse and the Archgrounds.
Police Officer Rescued from RiverSlid into the water near the archgrounds