Side view, North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Side view, North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Capitols
Greek revival (Architecture)
Original Format:
Color slide
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2066pnc003
Created Date:
circa
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 Preservation North Carolina
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).
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In Copyright
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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.

Building: North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844 
Supervisor:
more info on Bragg, Thomas, Sr., 1778-1851 
Stonecutter:
more info on Findlater, Robert, circa 1808-1856 
Architect:
more info on Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892 
Architect:
more info on Nichols, William, circa 1777-1853 
Stonecutter:
more info on Puttick, James, circa 1807-circa 1860 
Consulting architect:
more info on Strickland, William, 1787-1854 
Carpenter:
more info on Briggs, John J., 1770-1856 
Supervisor:
more info on Drummond, William S. 
Architect:
more info on Percival, William 
Architect-supervisor:
more info on Paton, David, 1801-1882 
Carpenter:
more info on King, Asa, -1843 
Stonecutter:
more info on Murdoch, William, 1811-1893 
Stonecutter:
more info on Stronach, William, 1803-1857 
Mason:
more info on Birth, William W., 1808- 
Supervisor:
more info on Briggs, Thomas Henry, Sr., 1821-1886 
Architect:
more info on Town and Davis, architects 
Architect:
more info on Marye, P. Thornton (Philip Thornton), 1872-1935 
Architect:
more info on Simpson, Frank B., 1883-1966 
Built:
Street:
1 East Edenton St., Union Square
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
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
Historic buildings
Historic sites
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894