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View, North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina

North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Capitols
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2066pnc001
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Description:
Architectural Note: The structure is one of North Carolina's finest and best preserved Greek Revival public buildings. A sequence of architects were involved in the project. Nichols functioned only in the capacity of architect on this project In 1970, a marble replica of the Canova Washington was added. The building was restored to its original paint colors and granitizing in the 1990s. | Historical Note: The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, both as a North Carolina Historic Site and as a National Historic Landmark.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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Street:
1 East Edenton St., Union Square
Community:
Raleigh
State:
NC
Zip:
27601
Architectural note:
The structure is one of North Carolina's finest and best preserved Greek Revival public buildings. A sequence of architects were involved in the project. Nichols functioned only in the capacity of architect on this project In 1970, a marble replica of the Canova Washington was added. The building was restored to its orginal paint colors and granitizing in the 1990s.
Historical note:
The capitol grounds contain several memorials to wars and political figures erected through twentieth century. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as a North Carolina Historic Site, and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Capitols
Public buildings
Historic sites
Memorials
Greek revival (Architecture)
Marble
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Politicians
Granite
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894

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