Built primarily in three phases from 1924 through 1932, the West Virginia State capitol building is an architectural masterpiece. Famed United States architect Cass Gilbert designed the massive edifice. Other buildings to his credit include the Arkansas and Minnesota capitol buildings, the U.S. Treasury Annex, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Supreme Court Building, the Woolworth building in New York City (considered the tallest building in the world when it was first constructed), and…

Built primarily in three phases from 1924 through 1932, the West Virginia State capitol building is an architectural masterpiece. Famed United States architect Cass Gilbert designed the massive edifice. Other buildings to his credit include the Arkansas and Minnesota capitol buildings, the U.S. Treasury Annex, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Supreme Court Building, the Woolworth building in New York City (considered the tallest building in the world when it was first constructed), and…

Capitol of Illinois in Springfield. With a total height of 361 ft (110 m), the Illinois capitol is the tallest non-skyscraper capitol, even exceeding the height of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.. The only state capitols taller than it are the non-classical designs of Louisiana and Nebraska, whose governments opted for modern structures.

Capitol of Illinois in Springfield. With a total height of 361 ft (110 m), the Illinois capitol is the tallest non-skyscraper capitol, even exceeding the height of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.. The only state capitols taller than it are the non-classical designs of Louisiana and Nebraska, whose governments opted for modern structures.

capital building Charleston, West Virginia - Google Search

capital building Charleston, West Virginia - Google Search

The South Dakota State Capitol building near the Missouri River in downtown Pierre. Pierre  is the capital of the U.S. state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County

The South Dakota State Capitol building near the Missouri River in downtown Pierre. Pierre is the capital of the U.S. state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County

State Capitol PROVIDENCE, RI (my grandfather used to say that the guy at the top came down once a year to pee!)

State Capitol PROVIDENCE, RI (my grandfather used to say that the guy at the top came down once a year to pee!)

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