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Randy Burkett Lights the St. Louis Gateway Arch

Arching gracefully alongside the Mississippi River in St. Louis, MO, the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch reaches 630' (205m) toward the sky. Designed by the late Finnish architect Eero Saarinen and built 1961-1966, this tapered curve of stainless steel has become an unmistakable part of the St. Louis cityscape. Over 35 years after it was constructed, lighting designer Randy Burkett, FIALD, IESNA, LC, has successfu

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