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Arkansas State Capitol

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Identification

Arkansas State Capitol
122478

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Structure in General

monumental hall
existing [completed]
limestone
applied masonry
neo-classicism

Usages

capitol (national subdivision)

Facts

  • Long wings extend north and south from a classical portico which is extended across the whole facade. The composition is dominated by a tall dome surrounded with Ionic columns topped by a minaret. The whole is of gray limestone which appears almost white.
  • The interior spaces are organized around a marble rotunda.
  • The Arkansas State Capitol was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
  • The Arkansas State Capitol is a scaled-down version of the National Capitol in Washington. It sits on a knoll, overlooking the downtown to the east and the Arkansas river to the north.
  • Cass Gilbert also designed the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul and the West Virginia State Capitol in Charleston .

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Location

2100 West Capitol Avenue
2100 West Capitol Avenue at Woodlane Street
72201
Little Rock
Arkansas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

230.00 ft
230.00 ft
230.00 ft
440.01 ft
190.00 ft
4
1
1899
1916

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