About the Spirit of St. Louis Region Logo



 


The Spirit of St. Louis Region logo artistically portrays historic images of St. Louis that are deeply etched in the fabric of our great city.  Each one tells a wonderful and engaging story about St. Louis; each one gives our Region its unique identity.

THE ARCH

The soaring Gateway Arch in St. Louis is a 630 foot stainless steel clad monument that is the tallest man-made structure in the Western Hemisphere.  It has become an internationally recognized symbol of St. Louis, and a popular tourist destination.

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THE BLUE STREAK

Symbolic of the mighty Mississippi River.  The Mississippi is the front door to St. Louis and its center of commerce, and the metropolitan area is one of the few truly cosmopolitan destinations along the Great River.

THE AIRPLANE

Commemorates the airplane Charles Lindbergh flew on his historic transatlantic flight in 1927.  The plane was christened Spirit of St. Louis in recognition of Lindbergh’s financial supporters in St. Louis.

THE MOTORCAR

Illustrates the dashing, low-slung Ruxton, a rare Full Classic, built by Moon Motor Car Company of St. Louis.  Many enthusiasts consider Ruxton among the elite vehicles of its era, alongside names like Packard, Duesenberg and Cord.