Gateway Arch

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

The St. Louis Gateway Arch on a day in early spring. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Groundbreaking For Next Phase of Arch Grounds Renovation to Be Held Today

The 12:30 ceremony on the Arch Grounds is open to the public.

09/25/2014

Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Major Arch Grounds Renovation Kicks Off Thursday

Thursday’s ceremony will come with just over a year left before the 50th anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch.

09/22/2014

Luther Ely Smith Square. Photo: cityarchriver.org

Bids Go Out for Transformation of Luther Ely Smith Square

The plot of land will be the focus of a meeting downtown that will open the bidding process to transform Smith Square as part of the Park over the Highway project.

09/04/2014

The St. Louis Gateway Arch on a day in early spring. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Major Renovation Poised for Southern Portion of Arch Grounds

A $13 million contract has been awarded to McCarthy Castle of St. Louis to start work in mid or late September.

08/25/2014

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