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Title: St. Louis Gateway Arch, Historical and Architectural Overview
Url: https://www.nps.gov/jeff/planyourvisit/gateway-arch.htm
Publisher: United States. National Park Service.
Description: Construction of the Gateway Arch: materials and techniques used to build it, and the mathematical equation used to create its catenary curve shape. In-depth articles tell about the designer of the memorial (architect Eero Saarinen), and the story behind the invention of the Arch's unique tram system; see how its size compares with other monuments across the world; learn about its architectural specifications from the fact sheet, and get answers to many of your frequently asked questions (FAQ).
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Personal bibliography -- S -- Saarinen, Eero
Fine arts -- Architecture -- Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying -- Ornamental structures (Monuments, arches, fountains, etc.) -- Memorial and triumphal arches
History (America) -- United States local history -- Missouri -- Cities, towns, etc., A-Z -- Saint Louis
Technology -- Building construction -- Buildings: Construction with reference to use -- Public buildings -- Monuments, memorial arches
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Structural engineering (General) -- Specific structural forms, analysis, and design, A-Z -- Arches
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Social studies
Arts
Arts -- Architecture
Mathematics -- Geometry
Social studies -- United States history
Social studies -- Urban studies
Mathematics -- History
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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