St. Louis, Missouri
Officially named the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the arch was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and St. Louis' role as the "gateway" to the western frontier of the early United States.
St. Louis, Missouri, 63102
Also called New Busch Stadium or Busch Stadium III, the baseball park opened on April 4, 2006. It offers a panoramic view of the downtown St. Louis skyline, as well as the city's distinctive Gateway Arch.
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri State Capitol is notable for its architectural features, including its eight 48-foot (15 m) columns on the south portico and six 40-foot (12 m) columns on the north side; its 30-foot (9 m)-wide grand stairway and its bronze front doors.
Kansas City, Missouri
When the Liberty Memorial opened on November 11, 1926 , President Calvin Coolidge delivered the dedication speech. The memorial is home to the National World War I Museum, which opened on December 2, 2006.
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, was born in this house on May 8, 1884. Truman attended the dedication of his birthplace as a Missouri State Historic Site on April 19, 1959.
St. Louis, Missouri, 63101
Built in 1891 and
Designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, this 10-story red-brick office building is among the first skyscrapers in the world. Its steel frame and intricate terra cotta ornament in vertical bands emphasizes its height.