Live music shakes up Gateway Arch National Park

The Blues at the Arch Festival pays tribute to St. Louis' storied blues history and showcases the talents of national and local entertainers in the North Gateway of Gateway Arch National Park, near the Eads Bridge and Laclede’s Landing.

Kenneth W Swyers grave

November 22, 1980

Kenneth Swyers of Overland slid down the north leg of the Arch to his death. He had parachuted to the top of the Arch as a publicity stunt, but the wind caught his chute and sent him down the side.

Gateway Arch St. Louis Completed On

October 28, 1965

The tallest national monument in America, St. Louis’s Gateway Arch was completed on this date. 

Get to Know the Renovated Gateway Arch National Park

The Jeff”erson National Expansion Memorial has been renamed Gateway Arch National Park, opening a new chapter for the stainless steel monument and for the city of St. Louis.