About the Program:
The Field House Museum is pleased to welcome author, architect, and historian John Guenther on June 16, 2023, to discuss his new book, “The Gateway Arch: An Illustrated Timeline,” and St. Louis’s favorite symbol. The book takes a chronological look at the historical foundations of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, starting from St. Louis’s founding as a French colony back in 1764.
This program is free with limited availability in person and on Zoom. Reservations must be made in advance through Eventbrite, by calling the Museum at 314-421-4689, or by emailing email@example.com.
About the Speaker:
Architect John C. Guenther, FAIA, LEED AP holds a fellowship in the American Institute of Architects and was a lecturer in the College of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis, where he co-founded and taught Mid-Century Modernism in St. Louis 1930–1970. John serves as president of the Society of Architectural Historians–St. Louis Chapter. He wrote “Missouri’s Architectural Treasures,” published by “Missouri Life Magazine;” “25 Must-See Buildings in Missouri” for “USA TODAY;” and the introduction to “The Lost St. Louis Riverfront 1930-1943,” which documents the historic riverfront architecture removed in anticipation of Gateway Arch National Park.