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|Michigan State Capitol|
Detroit MI United States
| - capitol building|
| - courthouse|
| - education|
| - lowrise|
| - tower|
| - neo-classical|
| - brick|
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|Spire||140 ft||Michigan's State Capitol, History Art & Architecture|
- The structure is designed in the neoclassical architectural style of Greek Revival, and included an Ionic-styled portico, and a bell tower. The structure was faced primarily in brick and other stone.
- Before this was the state capitol building, this was the territorial courthouse for Michigan territory.
- The building was made the Michigan state capitol in 1837 when Michigan became a state, and served as the capitol until the capital was moved to Lansing in 1847.
- After the capital was moved to Lansing, the building was made into Detroit's first high school and public library.
- The building burned down in a fire in 1893.
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