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Minnesota's Capitol: A Centennial Story

ISBN13: 9781890434670
ISBN: 1890434671
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $24.0
Publisher: Afton Historical Society Pr
Published Date:
Pages: 120

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