Mississippi River Overlook

Mississippi River Overlook (HM2G3C)

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The Mississippi River Overlook was completed in the spring of 2009 thanks to the support of the Gateway Center of Metropolitan St. Louis, which raised $4.2 million to fully fund its development. It was designed to anchor the western edge of the Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park and provide spectacular views of the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis skyline, as well as the Gateway Geyser. The handicap-accessible tiered structure stands just over 43 feet tall at its highest point and is highlighted by an illuminated stainless steel railing system so that visitors can enjoy both daytime and nighttime views.

By the Numbers
64

The Mississippi River Overlook is a poured-in-place concrete structure supported by 64 beams.

5
It consists of fie, tiered observation deck areas, each of eight-foot intervals.

1,000
Approximately 1,000 cubic yards of poured concrete were needed to cover each level.


The dimensions of the structure are
195'6" L x 24'W x 43' 6" H
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HM NumberHM2G3C
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Placed ByGateway Foundation of Metropolitan St. Louis, Metro East Park and Recreation District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees0.00000000, 0.00000000
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