Archive | St. Louis Landmarks

Rebuilding the Council Tower brick sculpture

Just north of Interstate-64 in the Midtown neighborhood of St. Louis, sits the Council Tower Apartments. You probably don’t know the name, but if you frequently drive through the area you have most likely seen the building with the half-destroyed, brick mural on eastern side of the structure. The last piece in a $40 million historic […] More»

St. Louis Landmarks: Clark Bridge in Alton

On the northern border of the St. Louis Metro Area, spanning the Mississippi River between West Alton, Missouri and Alton, Illinois, is the iconic Clark Bridge. It is a cable-stayed bridge, opened in 1994 (replacing an old truss bridge of the same name). The 4-lane bridge carries Route 67 over the Mississippi and is the farthest northern […] More»