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View, Administration Building (Ruffin Building, Court of Appeals), Raleigh, North Carolina

Ruffin Building, Court of Appeals (Raleigh, N.C.)
North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Administration Building (Ruffin Building, Court of Appeals), Raleigh, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Administration buildings
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0565
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Description:
Historical Note: The building initially held the Supreme Court and State Library along with offices. The structure is considered the defining edifice of the Capitol Square government buildings. The building lies within the boundaries of the Capitol Area Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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).
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: Ruffin Administration Building, Court of Appeals (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Historical note:
The building initially held the Supreme Court and State Library along with offices. The structure is considered the defining edifice of the Capitol Square government buildings. The building lies within the boundaries of the Capitol Area Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Administration buildings
Historic buildings
Courthouses
Office buildings
Libraries
Government buildings

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
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
North Carolina -- History
Buildings -- Additions
Rotundas (Interior spaces)
Paintings (Visual works)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894