Eero Saarinen’s Arch may be among the most recognized works of public art, but the vision that led to the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was that of Luther Ely Smith. Mark Tranel looks at Smith’s tireless work to have the warehouse district razed and a national memorial built on the St. Louis riverfront.
"“Luther Ely Smith: Father of the Gateway Arch”,"
The Confluence (2009-2020): Vol. 3
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/confluence_2009/vol3/iss2/2