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BUILDING
 
 
Gateway Arch - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
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DESIGNER
 
 
Eero Saarinen

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CONTEXT
 
Location
urban park
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MATERIALS
 
steel

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Missouri
County
Saint Louis
Town
Saint Louis
Address
200 Washington Ave., 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
 
 
Website
E-mail
info@gatewayarch.com
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
City gates, boundaries, entries
Panoramic structures, belvederes
Monuments, decorations, furnishings, graphics
Monuments and works of art
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1948     project winner of competition
Realisation
1963 - 1965
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AWARDS
 
1990
American Institute of Architects 25 Year Award
1987
National Historic Landmark
1987
National Register of Historic Places
1980
Darwin Award
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  White Palace
Directed by
Luis Mandoki
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1990
Cast
Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates, Eileen Brennan, Steven Hill, Rachel Chagall, Corey Parker, Renee Taylor, Jonathan Penner, Barbara Howard, Kim Myers, Mitzi McCall
Building's role
Marginal
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Christopher Hawtorne, "Architecture Critic Finds no Regrets", Los Angeles Times, august 22, 2008
tr.it.: "Il critico di architettura non ha rimpianti", Il Magazine dell'architettura 14, novembre 2008, pp. 21-22, allegato a Il giornale dell'architettura 67, novembre 2008
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 558 [XII. La terza età: itinerarî degli anni cinquanta-ottanta]
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 15.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 192 (630 feet)
Widht
m. 192 (630 feet)
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Hannskarl Bandel
Severud Associates
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Dan Kiley
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STAFF
 
Project
Saarinen and Associates
 
 
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