Gateway Mall Master Plan

Gateway Mall Master Plan

Enhancing an Underperforming "Green Spine"
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DETAILS

LocationSt. Louis, MO, USA
ClientGateway Foundation
Size22 acres

The Gateway Mall runs 18 blocks through the center of downtown St. Louis, terminating at the famous Eero Saarinen Arch, and provides a green spine in which the downtown’s workers, residents, and visitors can relax and celebrate urban living.

The mall never fully lived up to the potential envisioned by the civic leaders at the time of its inception. Thomas Balsley Associates was commissioned to prepare a design master plan and guidelines that will reimagine the mall as the city’s “front lawn” and defining public space. The new mall will vibrate with the beat of urban living for the businesses and homeowners returning to downtown. Each block has been carefully programmed, and is being redesigned with activities ranging from urban performance plazas and sculpture gardens to grand civic spaces, water parks, and recreational areas.

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