Minnesota's Capitol: A Centennial Story

Minnesota's Capitol

A Centennial Story

Hardcover
Pub. price: $24.00

ISBN10: 1890434671 ISBN13: 9781890434670 Contributors: Marling, Karal Ann (Introduction); Pawlenty, Tim (Foreword) Publisher: Afton Historical Society Pr Published: May 10 2005 Pages: 119 Weight: 1.65lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 8.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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In 1895, St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert's entry won the design competition for the new Minnesota state capitol building. This beaux-arts masterpiece--which utilized Italian marble and featured a golden dome modeled after St. Peter's Basilica--would take some nine years to complete. Aimed at general readers, this volume tells the story of the const

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