Look Back: The New Millennium
Date: 12/30/2010 Album ID: 1143378
Photos by St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographers
By the time Y2K struck the Arch on January 1, 2000, the new millennium party was at full blast. Along Washington Avenue’s club row, decked-out young people kissed everyone nearby. Then did it gain. Fears of entire systems shutting down due to computer malfunctions never materialized, and St. Louisans celebrated this once-in-a-lifetime event.