Some artifacts going to other museums, some to a giant limestone cave.
Superintendent Tom Bradley says that while there isn’t an owner’s manual for something like the Arch, it is in “excellent shape” and should last “another hundred years.”
The 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.
Charlie talks about the latest on the Arch grounds project with Susan Trautman and Tom Bradley; with talks with Paul Vasterling, Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet, about the Touhill Ctr. performance of “Carmina Burana”.
Charlie talks with Actor Gene Hackman, with Hollywood Film Director and STL Native James Gunn, with Tom Bradley, Supt. of the STL Archgrounds and improving the Archgrounds, and with Brian Maine about an upcoming Sept. 27th benefit golf tournament.
Charlie talks about TIF money to developers for new development not encouraging growth in St. Louis region, redesign plans for the STL Archgrounds, a new Broadway show produced by Jack Lane of Stages St. Louis, and Kirkwood, MO, Native Marci Soto, author of Ray and Me, talks about her 30-yr. affair with Singer/Songwriter Ray Charles.
Arch superintendent Tom Bradley joins us to talk about tonight’s unveiling of the redesign plans for the Arch grounds, and we hear from St. Louis Magazine’s dining editor George Mahe and CBSMoneyWatch.com’s Jill Schlesinger.