Gallery: Winner of the St. Louis Arch Renovation Competition Unveiled

The winner of the St. Louis Arch International Design Competition wasn't meant to be announced until Friday, but it seems the cat is out of the bag and the winning design team will be led by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates! The purpose of the competition was to redesign and enliven the area around the famed St. Louis Gateway Arch, better connecting the national monument to city's downtown, the Mississippi River and the Illinois bank. The MVVA Team competed against four other well-known firms, but it was their plan, which integrates sustainable landscaping, that "presented a winning combination of the ambitious and the manageable."

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  1. tiptheplanet September 22, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    It looks pretty good and refreshing! I like how green it is!

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