East Saint Louis, IL Real Estate News

By Nancy Milton Holtzscher, Edwardsville/Glen Carbon, Illinois Broker, REALTOR
(RE/MAX Alliance in St.Louis' Illinois suburbs)
Shooting approximately 630 feet into the air several times each day, the stunning Gateway Geyser has the power to reach for the sky and to lure drivers from the interstate highways of Southwestern Illinois for a closer look. If you've ever wondered about that massive fountain of water that can be seen from vantage points in both Missouri and Illinois, here's your answer. Located in the Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park in East St. Louis, Illinois, the fountain was designed as a counterpart to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch which rises over the Missouri side of the Mississippi River as a tribute to President Thomas Jefferson and his hope for a continental United States. Eero Saarinen, the Arch's architect, originally envisioned a park surrounding his stainless-steel sculpture that visually...
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