50 year evaluation of St Louis Stainless Steel Gateway Arch

Stainless steel’s corrosion resistance made it a natural choice to achieve the desired longevity and aesthetic requirements of the exterior of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, USA.

While it is celebrated for its elegant symbolism and amazing size, many people do not realise that it was also visionary and innovative as the world’s first large structural application for stainless steel.

Nickel Institute's Catherine Houska published a research paper on the structure and its innovative use of stainless steel. Read the paper HERE.