North Carolina Capitol Building

North Carolina Capital Building -- Raleigh, North Carolina Located on Union Square at One East Edenton Street in the city of Raleigh, the cornerstone for this building was laid in 1833. Construction continued until 1840. North Carolina Capital Building -- Raleigh, North Carolina
It was designed primarily by the architectural firm of Ithiel Town and Alexander Jackson Davis.
North Carolina Capital Building -- Raleigh, North Carolina The Capitol housed the entire state government until 1888, and the North Carolina General Assembly met in the capitol building until 1963 when the legislature relocated to its current location in the North Carolina State Legislative Building. The offices of the state Lieutenant Governor were situated in the capitol building continuously until 1969, when the Lieutenant Governor relocated to the Hawkins-Hartness House a few blocks away on North Blount Street. North Carolina Capital Building -- Raleigh, North Carolina
The current Lieutenant Governor has reoccupied an office in the capitol building. The North Carolina Supreme Court has also convened in the building in the past, most recently meeting in the capitol’s old senate chamber in 2005 while the Supreme Court Building was undergoing renovations. The Governor and the governor’s immediate staff has continued to occupy offices in the building.
North Carolina Capital Building -- Raleigh, North Carolina
The Capitol was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 1970.

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