Map of the 1904 World's Fair, held in Forest Park
The Great Forest Park Balloon Race is an annual hot air balloon competition and show
The home of Auguste Chouteau in St. Louis. Chouteau and Pierre Laclède founded St. Louis in 1764.
The 1904 Flight Cage, an aviary in the St. Louis Zoo
In 1780 during the American Revolutionary War, St. Louis was attacked by British forces, mostly Native American allies, in the Battle of St. Louis.
The Missouri History Museum opened in Forest Park in 1913.
White men pose, 104 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1852 at Lynch's slave market.
The Jewel Box, a greenhouse and event venue
City of St. Louis and Riverfront, 1874
The bandstand in Pagoda Circle
South Broadway after a May 27, 1896, tornado
Clocktower at Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center
The Government Building at the 1904 World's Fair
Government Hill in Forest Park is home to the World's Fair Pavilion
View of the Arch (completed 1965) from Laclede's Landing, the remaining section of St. Louis's commercial riverfront
Imaginative drawing by journalist Marguerite Martyn at the Forest Park Golf Course in 1914, with a man showing a woman how to hold a golf club while a caddie leans against a tree
Wainwright Building (1891), an important early skyscraper designed by Louis Sullivan
The Highlands Golf & Tennis in 2020.
A cluster of skyscrapers is located just west of the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River.
Round Lake in Forest Park features a large fountain, 2008.
Many houses in Lafayette Square are built with a blending of Greek Revival, Federal and Italianate styles.
Cabanne House, also known as the Forest Park Headquarters Building
French style houses in Lafayette Square
The Apotheosis of St. Louis, a statue of French King Louis IX
The Delmar Loop is a neighborhood close to Washington University, on the border of the city and St. Louis County.
Underlit fountain at Forest Park
Rivers in the St. Louis area
Fireworks at the annual Balloon Glow in Forest Park
The Captains' Return statue inundated by the Mississippi River, 2010.
Wine Tasting event at Forest Park
Tower Grove Park in spring
A footbridge in Forest Park
The Missouri Botanical Garden
The Easter car show on the lower Muny parking lot
Map of racial distribution in St. Louis, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Pruitt–Igoe was a large housing project constructed in 1954, which became infamous for poverty, crime and segregation. It was demolished in 1972.
The Anheuser-Busch packaging plant in St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which is affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
The St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park
Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis
The Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis
The Sinquefield Cup chess tournament is hosted annually in St. Louis
Forest Park features a variety of attractions, including the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, and the St. Louis Science Center.
The Jewel Box, a greenhouse and event venue in Forest Park
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones in 2017
Brookings Hall at Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis University High School was founded in 1818. Their current building pictured here was built in 1924.
The former St. Louis Post-Dispatch building in downtown St. Louis
Interstate 64 crossing the Mississippi in Downtown St. Louis
St. Louis MetroLink Red Line train leaving St. Louis Union Station
University City-Big Bend Subway Station along the Blue Line, near Washington University.
Control tower and main terminal at St. Louis Lambert
An eastbound Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis freight train passing under the Hampton Avenue viaduct.
Bus passing under the St. Louis Science Center walkway

Forest Park is a public park in western St. Louis, Missouri.

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Permanent facilities and structures remaining from the fair are located in Forest Park, and other notable structures within the park's boundaries include the St. Louis Art Museum, the St. Louis Zoo and the Missouri History Museum, as well as Tower Grove Park and the Botanical Gardens.

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Poster for the Exposition painted by Alphonse Mucha

Louisiana Purchase Exposition

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Poster for the Exposition painted by Alphonse Mucha
St. Louis World's Fair map
The Government Building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
Palace of Liberal Arts
Festival Hall
St. Louis mayor Rolla Wells, Frank D. Hershberg, Florence Hayward, Fair president David R. Francis, Archbishop John J. Glennon, and Vatican commissioner Signor Coquitti (l to r) at the opening of the Vatican Exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair. Photograph attributed to Jessie Tarbox Beals, 1904. Missouri History Museum.
“Office of the President” 1904 official letterhead art
Map or "Ground Plan" in 1904
Brookings Hall (1902) Washington University in St. Louis
East Lagoon, statue of Saint Louis, Palaces of Education and Manufacture, and wireless telegraph tower.
Entrance to the exhibit "Creation" on the Pike, a spectacle portraying the first 6 days in the Book of Genesis. This exhibit was dismantled and moved to Coney Island's Dreamland amusement park at the end of the fair.
Flight Cage (Aviary)
The organ's present six–manual console, installed in 1928.
Advertisement for human exhibits from the Philippine Islands at the World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
"Indian girls dressed for a ball game, U.S. Government Indian exhibit."
Image of the Igorot attraction at the 1904 World's Fair
Natural History exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair, St. Louis.
Anglo-Boer War program sold at the exhibition
Geronimo, photographed by the fair's official photographer, William H. Rau
Robert Livingston
Thomas Jefferson
James Monroe
William McKinley
Map of the Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, informally known as the St. Louis World's Fair, was an international exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, from April 30 to December 1, 1904.

The fair's 1200 acre (1.9 mi2) site, designed by George Kessler, was located at the present-day grounds of Forest Park and on the campus of Washington University, and was the largest fair (in area) to date.

Saint Louis Zoo

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Emerson Zooline Railroad
Hermann Fountain
Children's zoo
1904 Flight Cage (Aviary)
Spectacled caymans at the Herpetarium
An ostrich reacts to a lesser kudu in a shared enclosure in Red Rocks
Spectacled caymans at the Herpetarium

The Saint Louis Zoo, officially the Saint Louis Zoological Park, is a zoo in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri.

Saint Louis Art Museum

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One of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world.

One of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world.

Interior of the museum as sketched in 1913 by Marguerite Martyn
Saint Louis Art Museum, 2011
East Building, the new wing designed by British architect Sir David Chipperfield
1879 Peabody and Stearns building (razed 1919)
The statue Apotheosis of St. Louis by Charles Henry Niehaus, created in 1903
Hans Holbein the Younger, Mary, Lady Guildford, 1527
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Judgment of Paris, 1530
Ambrosius Benson, Portrait of Anne Stafford, 1535
El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos), St. Paul, 1598–1600
Bartolomeo Manfredi, Apollo and Marsyas, 1616–20
Artemisia Gentileschi, Danaë, 1620
Nicolas Tournier, Banquet Scene with a Lute Player, 1625
Rembrandt van Rijn, The Windmill, 1641
Pieter Claesz, Still Life, 1643
Frans Hals, Portrait of a Woman, 1650–52
Corrado Giaquinto, The Virgin presents Saint Helena and Constantine to the Trinity, 1741–42
John Singleton Copley,Thaddeus Burr, 1758–60
Formerly attributed to Jean-Étienne Liotard, Portrait of a young woman, 18th century
Caspar David Friedrich, Sunburst in the Riesengebirge, 1835
Jean-François Millet, Madame Valmont, 1841
George Caleb Bingham, The Wood-Boat, 1850
George Caleb Bingham, The Verdict of the People, 1854–55
Albert Bierstadt, Surveyor’s Wagon in the Rockies, 1859
Édouard Manet, The Reader, 1861
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Léonard Renoir, The Artist’s Father, 1869
Winslow Homer, The Country School, 1871
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, The Beach, Étretat, 1872
Georges Seurat, Port-en-Bessin, The Outer Harbor (Low Tide), 1888
Paul Gauguin, Madame Roulin, 1888
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life, Basket of Apples, 1897
Vincent van Gogh, Stairway at Auvers, 1890
Paul Cézanne, Bathers, 1890–92
Anders Zorn, Lucy Turner Joy, 1897
Edgar Degas, The Milliners, 1898
John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Charlotte Cram, 1900
Camille Pissarro, The Louvre, Morning, Sunlight, 1901
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Portrait of Gerti, 1911
Robert Henri, Betalo Rubino, Dramatic Dancer, 1916
Amedeo Modigliani, Elvira Resting at a Table, 1919
Claude Monet, Water Lillies, 1916–26
Claude Monet, Charing Cross Bridge, before 1926
Max Beckmann, The Dream, 1921
Max Beckmann, The Bath, 1930
Horace Pippin, Sunday Morning Breakfast, 1943
Claude Monet, Rocks at Belle-Isle, Port-Domois, 1886

Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year.

Washington University in St. Louis

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Private research university with its main campus in St. Louis County, and Clayton, Missouri.

Private research university with its main campus in St. Louis County, and Clayton, Missouri.

William Greenleaf Eliot, first president of the Board of Trustees
Robert S. Brookings
The Washington University crest at the entrance to Francis Field
Graham Chapel
Brookings Hall Quad
Danforth Campus Buildings
2008 Vice Presidential Debate at the Washington University Field House
The Washington University Medical Center as seen from Forest Park
Holmes Lounge, the central reading room on campus, where students may study
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Cupples Hall
Anheuser Busch Hall, home to the School of Law
Washington University School of Medicine
Seigle Hall, shared by the School of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences
Brown Hall
Olin Library
Reading room in Anheuser-Busch Hall
Women's Building
McMillan Hall
Francis Olympic Field during the 1904 St. Louis Olympics
Gates at Francis Field
Jim McKelvey,                                                                                                     co-founder and director of Block, Inc.
Charles Nagel,                                                                                           Founder of the United States Chamber of Commerce
J. C. R. Licklider,                                                                                                           Pioneer in artificial intelligence and the Internet
Peter Sarsgaard,                                                                                        Award-winning actor
Clyde Cowan,                                                                                                           Co-discoverer of the Neutrino
Phoebe Couzins,                                                                                                                 First woman U.S. Marshal
Arthur Holly Compton,                                                                             Discoverer of the Compton effect
Peter Mutharika,                                                                                       President of Malawi
Edward Adelbert Doisy,                                                                                          Discoverer of Vitamin K
Gerty Cori,                                                                                                     First woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Douglass North,                                                                                                       Nobel Laureate Economist
Alfred Hershey,                                                                                                      Nobel Laureate bacteriologist known for the Hershey–Chase experiment
Joseph W. Kennedy,                                                                                            Co-discoverer of Plutonium
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The Danforth Campus features predominantly Collegiate Gothic architecture in its academic buildings and is bordered by Forest Park and the cities of St. Louis, Clayton and University City.

The university also has a West Campus in Clayton, North Campus in the West End neighborhood of St. Louis, and Medical Campus in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis.

Gateway Arch

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The St. Louis riverfront after demolition
Saarinen working with a model of the arch in 1957
Arch construction in June 1965.
The dedication plaque
The windows of the observation deck are located around the apex of the arch.
The arch is a weighted catenary—its legs are wider than its upper section.
The arch illuminated in pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The arch's lighting system
Southern entrance to the subterranean visitor center
Inside the visitor center
Observation area on top of the Gateway Arch
Interior of the tram capsule in the Gateway Arch
North stairs and tram descending from observation platform
A view of the city of St. Louis from the observation room of the St. Louis Arch
A young boy is looking out one of the observation windows at the city of St. Louis. Busch Stadium can be seen through the window.
A view of the Mississippi River from the observation room of the St. Louis Arch.
The arch in September 2007
Aerial shot of the arch
The Gateway Arch as seen from southern leg
The Arch sits just above the Mississippi River
Welds on the arch's skin seal gaps between 4-by-8-foot sheets of stainless steel. Graffiti is scratched on the lower five to seven feet of the monument.

The Gateway Arch is a 630 ft monument in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

The Brickline Greenway Project is a major public-private partnership that aims to connect Forest Park and the Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus to the Gateway Arch grounds.

Greater St. Louis

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Brookings Hall, the administrative building for Washington University in St. Louis

Greater St. Louis is a bi-state metropolitan area that completely surrounds and includes the independent city of St. Louis, the principal city.

In 1904 St Louis hosted the world’s fair in Forest Park along with the Olympics at Washington University’s Francis Field.

The Gateway Arch

Gateway Arch National Park

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The Gateway Arch
The Old Courthouse from the observation area at the top of the arch
The Missouri state quarter depicting the Gateway Arch and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Gateway Arch National Park is an American national park located in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

The Chouteau Greenway Project is a public-private partnership that aims to connect Forest Park and the Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus to Gateway Arch National Park.

Saint Louis Science Center Entrance

Saint Louis Science Center

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Saint Louis Science Center Entrance
Saint Louis Science Center Entrance
The James S. McDonnell Planetarium, built in 1963 and featuring a thin-shell and hyperboloid structure by Gyo Obata. This building is one of the most distinctive components of the Saint Louis Science Center campus
Dinosaur diorama on the lower level
Energizer Ball Machine in lobby of main building

The Saint Louis Science Center, founded as a planetarium in 1963, is a collection of buildings including a science museum and planetarium in St. Louis, Missouri, on the southeastern corner of Forest Park.

The "River des Peres" in Forest Park. This is not the actual river (which flows in a concrete pipe underneath) but rather is a waterscape created with the city's water supply

River des Peres

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The "River des Peres" in Forest Park. This is not the actual river (which flows in a concrete pipe underneath) but rather is a waterscape created with the city's water supply
Thomas P. Barnett painting Construction of the River des Peres Channel in Forest Park
The southern stretch of River des Peres as seen from Lansdowne Ave. looking east

The River des Peres (French: rivière des Pères) is a 9.3 mi metropolitan river in St. Louis, Missouri.

In preparation for the 1904 World's Fair, the portion of the river that flows through Forest Park was disguised by temporary wooden channels.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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Largest hospital in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Largest hospital in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Located in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, it is the adult teaching hospital for the Washington University School of Medicine and a major component of the Washington University Medical Center.

Each hospital was built in the early 1900s in proximity to each other on the eastern edge of Forest Park.