State Capitol Restoration and Preservation

State Capitol Restoration and Preservation


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   Kae Warnock

Dome photo

Great strides have been made in the restoration and preservation of state capitols  over the last few decades. When restoration projects appear in the news, we will make every effort to post links to those articles here. The links to these articles are provided for information purposes only. NCSL does not endorse any views these news stories provide.


State Capitol Restoration in the News

Alaska - Alaska Capitol in midst of multiyear, multimillion-dollar renovation - Nov 13, 2014

Colorado  -  Chamber Renovations Uncover Surprises At The Colorado Capitol  Dec 9, 2014

Kansas - Statehouse tour restores awe - Feb 12, 2015

Kentucky  New murals cap state Capitol restoration work Lexington Herald Leader  - January 20, 2010

Michigan Bills seek lasting maintenance of Michigan Capitol Lansing State Journal - November 30, 2013

Minnesota The Minnesota State Capitol restoration project, explained - Jan 20, 2015

Nebraska Journal Star - December 25, 2010

North Dakota - Capitol undergoes two restoration projects - The Bismark Tribune - May 15, 2012

Oklahoma Construction Company Picked To Restore Oklahoma Capitol  - Feb 23, 2015

U.S. CapitolUS Capitol Dome Restoration (Architect of the Capitol web page 2015)

Preservation Boards/Commissions/Committees

Capitol preservation boards, committees, or commissions are tasked with protection of the capitol. There may also be fundraising organizations tasked with finding donations to cover some of the costs of restoration. The links to these organizations are posted as a courtesy.

Idaho Capitol Commission  

Kansas Capitol Restoration Commission

Michigan State Capitol Commission The Michigan State Capitol Commission was formed in 2014 for the purpose of overseeing the preservation, maintenance, and restoration the State Capitol, its contents, and grounds. The Capitol Commission consists of six members - two elected from the Executive branch, two from the House of Representatives, and two from the Senate. 

Minnesota Capitol Preservation Commission

Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission

Oregon State Capitol Foundation | Strategic Plan 2013-16

Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee

Texas Preservation Board

Utah Capitol Preservation Board

Virginia Capitol Square Preservation Council

Capitol Restoration Fundraising




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