Gateway Arch Renovations

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They’re tearing down the Arch Garage. I think it is just over thirty years old. It’s going to be weird with it gone.

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Thanks to terrible (non-existent) signage, myself and about twenty tourists ended up on the wrong side of the construction fence. Thanks, guys!

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Luckily, there was this sign that pointed us in the right direction.

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The historic wharf is disappearing.

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Construction fences crisscross the site.

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I consider the park design, from the 1960s, to be a complete failure. It is not a park, really, but a forested wall that orders the visitor to go where it wants them to. And don’t play croquet in front of as park ranger!

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Update: Renovations were completed in the summer of 2016.

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