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Texas State Capitol

1100 Congress Avenue
Austin TX United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count4
Basement Floors2
Floor Area37,890 m²
Building Uses
 - capitol building
 - government
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - dome
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
 - stone
 - limestone
 - granite

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire303 ftTexas State Preservation Board
Roof287 ftTexas State Preservation Board
8th floor balcony parapet249 ftGoogle Earth
7th floor balcony parapet176 ftGoogle Earth
North & south flagpoles159 ftGoogle Earth

Borough: Downtown
Neighborhood: Capitol Complex
Development Zone: N/A

Design Architect: Elijah E. Myers
Architect: Friedly & Voshardt
General Contractor: Mattheas Schell

- Length x Width: 89.9 meters x 91.4 meters

- This is the largest state capitol building in the United States of America.

- The statue atop the dome is 15 feet 7 1/2 inches tall.

- The interior ceiling of the dome is 218 feet/66 meters high.

- This was the tallest building in Austin from 1888 to 1937.

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