By the 1960s, almost all of the buildings on the riverfront had been torn down to make way for the Gateway Arch . The only ... More
By the 1960s, almost all of the buildings on the riverfront had been torn down to make way for the Gateway Arch . The only building on the Arch grounds that remained was the Old Cathedral, just west of the Arch's south leg. The Old Cathedral was inaugurated in 1818. Inside there are religious statues and paintings that tell the story of Christ's crucifixion. There are postcards available for sale inside a gift shop on the west side of the building. Guests are welcome from the morning through the afternoon.
The Mississippi River has long beckoned adventurers to ride its mighty currents. Here you can board a paddle wheeler, the
Tom Sawyer or the Becky Thatcher and take a step back in time to the era of Mark Twain. ...
St. Louis' City Hall, a massive stone building at the corner of Tucker and Market streets, was designed in 1890,
when the city was still among the half dozen largest cities in the country. Roughly modeled after the city ...
Though the Cathedral Basilica's Romanesque exterior is undoubtedly impressive, the interior of the cathedral is what is truly inspiring. The
seat of the Catholic archdiocese in St. Louis, this massive complex contains a mosaic collection that is said to ...