Capitol Building

  • (noun): The government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet.
    Synonyms: Capitol

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Michigan State Capitol - History - Third State Capitol
... Baldwin urged the legislature to fund a new, permanent capitol ... was adopted "for the erection of a new state capitol, and a building for the temporary use of the state officers." The new capitol was to cost $1.2 million ($ 23 ... Myers of Springfield, Illinois, was selected to design the new capitol building ...
Architecture Of Texas - Traditional Architecture - Capitol Building
... The Texas State Capitol, located in Austin, Texas, is the fourth building to serve as the seat of Texas government ... The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1986 ... It is the largest State Capitol building, but smaller than the National Capitol in Washington, D.C ...
Capitol Building, Singapore - Recent Developments With Capitol Building
3, 2008, it was reported by Xinyi Hong that the Capitol building will be redeveloped along with its stretch of adjoining buildings - Stamford House, Capitol Building and Capitol ... The Capitol and the 3 adjoining buildings currently rest on an area of about 1.45 hectares with a total of 250 tenants, including offices and retail outlets ... Tenancy with retailers along the Capitol stretch will end by May 2009, and to have their businesses relocated elsewhere ...
Sports In Illinois - History - 19th Century
... The capital remained at Kaskaskia, headquartered in a small building rented by the state ... In 1819, Vandalia became the capital, and over the next 18 years, three separate buildings were built to serve successively as the capitol building ... moved to Springfield, where a fifth capitol building was constructed ...
Alabama State Capitol
... The Alabama State Capitol, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the First Confederate Capitol, is the state capitol building for Alabama ... It is located on Capitol Hill, originally Goat Hill, in Montgomery ... is the state's fourth purpose-built capitol building, with the first at Cahaba, the second at Tuscaloosa, and the last two in Montgomery ...

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    A woman with her two children was captured on the steps of the capitol building, whither she had fled for protection, and this, too, while the stars and stripes floated over it.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)