Once and future gateway

Once and future gateway
July 3, 2018 Jerry Vallely

This story was originally published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 2, 2018.

By | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The opening of what they’re calling “the new Gateway Arch National Park experience” Tuesday is an opportunity to consider the future of the St. Louis region and what it means to be a gateway in 2018. Geography was destiny. Our strategic position on a great network of rivers was the reason why nearby Cahokia’s population exceeded that of London in 1250 and St. Louis was America’s third-largest city in 1900…”

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