Missouri State Capitol   Save
Robert Deshon Collection
Description: This is the front facade of the Missouri State Capitol. This is the third building to serve as Missouri's state capitol. The other two were both destroyed by fire. The structure cost $4,215,000, the funds of which were raised through a special property tax. Its $1 million surplus of funds was spent on art by Frank Brangwyn, N.C. Wyeth, James Earle Fraser and Alexander Stirling Calder. The Missouri State Museum occupies the ground floor. Its architectural style is Classical Revival. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV101_B01F07_530
Subjects: Capitols--Missouri; National Register of Historic Places; porticoes; columns (architectural elements); Classical Revival (European revival style)
Places: Jefferson City (Missouri); 201 West Capitol Ave.