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West Virginia Capitol, 1800 Washington Street, East, Charleston, Kanawha County, WV



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HB1262148
West Virginia State Capitol Complex

HB1262149
West Virginia State Capitol Dome


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Location
East, Charleston, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-217
Significance: The last in the long series of domes beaux-arts state capitols built in America, this late work of the distinguished architect Cass Gilbert, assisted by his son, is notable for its restrained neo-classical style and the majestic scale of its Renaissance dome. It equals the best of the state capitols in the quality of its materials and workmanship. Always used as capitol.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST VIRGINIA STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
2. WEST VIRGINIA STATE CAPITOL DOME


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