• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Park Planning

General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement 2009 (GMP/EIS)

This document currently guides long-term planning for the management and use of park lands. Documents related to the creation of this plan are available at the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Policy website.

CityArchRiver 2015

The GMP/EIS provided the framework for the design competition "Framing A Modern Masterpiece," which ended in 2010. Click here for information about park planning as it relates to the competition.

Following are other reports and statements that inform decision-making at the park.

Old Courthouse
Historic Structure Report: Special Issues 2013
Paint & Finish Analysis for the East Courtroom
Historic Furnishings Report 2006
Historic Structure Report 1982


Gateway Arch

Historic Structure Report 2010


Gateway Arch Grounds

Finding of No Significant Impact: EAB EA 2012
Emerald Ash Borer Strategy Environmental Assessment 2010
Cultural Landscape Report 2010
Cultural Landscape Report 1996

Other Cultural Resources

Scope of Collections Statement

Did You Know?

The insertion of the last piece of the Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was completed on October 28, 1965. To learn more about the construction of the Gateway Arch click here. More...