History, culture, architecture, and exercise: What could be better on a Saturday morning?
Grab your walking shoes and join Landmarks Association of St. Louis for an invigorating walk and chance to learn about the fascinating history and personalities that have shaped the city we know today. Walking tours are the perfect way to spend a morning outdoors in the fresh air. Experience the historical forces and hear stories of the personalities and famous characters who shaped the city as it is today.
Tours run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays from April 1 through October 28, 2023, and cover about three miles at a leisurely pace. Each tour is limited to 15 individuals per day. Tickets are $15 (children under 12 are free).
The East Tour explores the historical and architectural legacy of the heart of the city. From the bustling riverfront of the French-American entrepreneurs to the skyscrapers of the 20th century, you’ll find famous architectural and engineering marvels, including the Old Courthouse, Old Cathedral, Eads Bridge, Gateway Arch, Old Post Office, and the Wainwright Building.
The West Tour highlights St. Louis’ grandest public buildings, a fitting testament to the city’s ambitions during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Explore their history, architectural significance, and how they changed the area from blighted to monumental, including Union Station, Stifel Theater, Central Library, City Hall, Campbell House and Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.
For complete information visit, Landmarks,Tours-STL.org.
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