Kentucky State Capitol   Save
Robert Deshon Collection
Description: This is the front facade of the Kentucky State Capitol at 700 Capitol Ave. in Frankfort, Kentucky. This Beaux-Arts structure was designed by Frank Mills Andrews. The building, commissioned to accommodate a growing government, was built in 1906. It has several statues, including one of Abraham Lincoln that is 14 feet tall. A pediment featuring Lady Kentucky surrounded by Progress, Plenty, Art and Agriculture was designed by C.H. Niehous and sculpted by Austrian P. Rossak and cost $40,000. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV101_B01F07_542
Subjects: Capitols--Kentucky; National Register of Historic Places; porticoes; Ionic order; pediments; Beaux-Arts
Places: Frankfort (Kentucky);