ENR Midwest: P3 Delivers Gateway Arch Park

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Excerpt from article featured in ENR Midwest

The largest public-private partnership investment in a national park is delivering a new experience for visitors to the landmark Gateway Arch in St. Louis, which was designed by the late-architect Eero Saarinen. The 10-year path to the opening this month was full of hurdles, including floods. And the project’s 46,000-sq-ft underground visitor center expansion needed to be built without shutting down the arch, which gets nearly 3 million visitors each year.

After a $380-million park redesign that includes the visitor center expansion and a land bridge across the highway, the recently renamed Gateway Arch Park finally has a walking path to the Old St. Louis Courthouse and the rest of downtown.

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