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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Famous Arches

The Arc de Triomphe (Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile)
Honors soldiers from French Revolution, Napoleonic War and WWI.
Designed by Jean Chalgrin.  164’ high.  Completed in 1836.

Delicate Arch, Arches National Park near Moab, Utah
52-foot high
Designed by Mother Nature

Designed by George Dexter, 1953
26’-85’ high


Gateway to the West, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
St. Louis, Missouri.
Designed by Eero Saarinen. 
630 feet high
Completed 1965

Built by Industrial Chic.  Designed by Marco Polo 
29.5" high x 58" wide x 16" deep x 91 lbs

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