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A look back: Making way for the Arch

A look back: Making way for the Arch

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In 1939, St.Louis Mayor Bernard Dickmann took a crowbar to the corner of a crumbling two-story warehouse at 7 Market Street to begin clearing 486 buildings from the riverfront. The massive demolition to follow would make way for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Gateway Arch.

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