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Citygarden

St. Louis, Missouri

Client: Gateway Foundation
Landscape Architect: Nelson | Byrd Woltz
Architect: Studio Durham Architects
Sculpture Lighting Design: Randy Burkett Lighting Design
Completion: 2009

Stretching over 3 acres on the Gateway Mall in downtown St. Louis and framed by the famous Gateway Arch, Citygarden sculpture garden is a patron to the local community, its visitors and the artists that it houses within.

In response to the objectives set forth by the Gateway Foundation, NBWLA designed a sculpture garden that pays homage to its city’s heritage and historical roots. Divided into 3 districts, each encompassing a select theme, this public park incorporates beautiful pools of water, fountains, native plants, and an impressive arrangement of large sculptures by over twenty local and world renowned artists. FMS designed the landscape lighting within the site area inclusive of the pathways, fountains, benches, and vegetation as well as a 60-seat café located on the northern end of the garden.

The community has received the project well, enjoying the beautiful and accessible park that brings new life and culture to their downtown.

  • 2010 IES Illumination Award of Merit
  • 2010 IESNY Lumen Award of Merit