Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site

Mississippi River between Washington and Poplar Sts., St. Louis, Missouri

The site contains the Gateway Arch, the Old Courthouse, and the Old Cathedral

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in December 0000

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Street View 

Description 

The Gateway Arch was later given its own NR listing.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000941
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Art; Engineering; Law; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Courthouse; Religious structure
Current functions
Museum; Religious structure; Park; Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1834; 1864; 1965
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 1

Tags 

19th Century (36,557)
Brick (42,459)
Built 1834 (158)
Built during 1830s (2,672)
District (10,286)
Eero Saarinen (7)
Exotic Revival (7,379)
Have Street View (40,026)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Missouri (4,610)
St. Louis, Missouri (379)
Stone (26,162)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • June 11, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added overview
  • July 5, 2010: New photos from J.P.

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