2019 Saint Louis International Convention Downtown Tour

2019 Saint Louis International Convention Downtown Tour

St. Louis, Missouri 63107, United States

Created By: 2019 Saint Louis International Convention

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Welcome to Downtown St. Louis, MO! While you are visiting St. Louis, this tour will give you glimpse of our city fabric as we weave around many rich architectural and historical landmarks!


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Founded by the National Park Service in 1935 to commemorate Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a transcontinental United States, the Gateway Arch National Park (formerly known as the “Jefferson National Expansion Memorial”) stretches from t... Read more
The Old Cathedral is the oldest remaining structure and one of the most historic buildings in St. Louis with roots dating back to 1764 when St. Louis founders Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau dedicated a parcel of land to the people of... Read more
Gaze at over 43,000 tons of concrete and steel making an iconic, elegant arc 63 stories high into the Midwest sky. Shaped by the inspired design of Finnish-America architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch celebrates the westward expansion ... Read more
In these halls ordinary people made civil rights history. Built in 1839, the Old Courthouse is a prime example of mid-19th century federal architecture. But it is a landmark case that secured its place in history. Beginning in 1847, the ... Read more
This 1.9 acre park, was originally dedicated in 1962.  Named in honor of Kiener who was born in St. Louis on February 27, 1881. He was an amateur boxer, wrestler, and swimmer, but he is most noted for his position on the U.S. track team at... Read more
The Wainwright Building is a 10-story, 41 m (135 ft) terra cotta office building, and is considered the first expression of high rise as a tall building early skyscrapers. It was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan and built bet... Read more
Citygarden is an urban sculpture park located in downtown St. Louis that was created in 2009. The park is an oasis of free interactive art, fountains and gardens spanning two blocks in downtown St. Louis. Paved, winding paths lead visitors ... Read more
This compelling landmark—a rare surviving example of the 2nd Empire style used widely after the Civil War—exists in a nearly perfect state of preservation, thanks to extraordinary original construction and the preservationists who saved... Read more
Baird Sampson Neuert Architects design for Old Post Office Plaza in St. Louis Missouri serves as an urban catalyst for revitalization while forming an iconic event space for downtown St. Louis; founded in 2009. Inspired by a large public s... Read more
St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library boasts some of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts and Neo-Classical Architecture in the United States. Designed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1912, the structure which occupi... Read more
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