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Nebraska State Capitol

Identification

Nebraska State Capitol
126253

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
limestone
light brown
Art Deco

Usages

capitol (national subdivision)

Facts

  • The State Capitol was the tallest building in the state of Nebraska until the Woodmen Tower in Omaha was completed in 1969.
  • A public observation deck is on the 14th floor.
  • This is the 2nd-tallest capitol building in the United States. Only the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge rises higher.
  • This was the first state capitol building to deviate from a traditional capitol building type to the tower. The Louisiana State Capitol, North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck, and State Capitol Tower in Tallahassee have followed suit.
  • The Nebraska State Capitol was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and made a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
  • The statue "the Sower" atop the building is 19 feet tall.

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Location

1445 K Street
68508
Lincoln
Nebraska
U.S.A.

Technical Data

397.67 ft
378.67 ft
249.33 ft
437.01 ft
22
1922
1932
$9,800,000

Involved Companies

consultant, facade consultant, facade supplier, general contractor, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
  • Observation deck on roof
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