St. Louis Opens New Art Park

Two vacant lots in downtown St. Louis have been revived as an urban art park, featuring works by world-renowned artists.

The new park is seen as a critical element in the city's plans to revitalize the Gateway Mall, a 1.1 mile-long running from the city's iconic Gateway Arch.

"What were two square blocks of vacant lawn space on the largely uninterrupted stretch of city-owned green space bordered by office and government buildings, is now a 2.9-acre urban oasis of sculpture, nature, stone, and water. Scattered among a variety of native plantings, rain gardens, and a waterfall are two dozen sculptures by some of the world's most noted artists, including Fernand Leger, Mark di Suvero, Keith Haring, Martin Puryear, Jim Dine, Tony Smith, and Aristide Maillol. (And no "Do-Not-Touch" signs!)"

Full Story: A City's Artful Heart: Citygarden by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects and studio|durham architects


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