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Michigan State Capitol

Lansing, Michigan
County of Ingham.
Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue
National Register Number: 71000396
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: State. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MI-8 Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Capitol.
Web Site: www.sos.state.mi.us/history/preserve/phissite/capitol.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 5, 1992):
Built between 1872 and 1878, the Michigan State Capitol was designed by Elijah E. Myers, one of the country's most successful architects of public buildings. Myers was among the first use the national capitol in Washington, DC, as a model, and his design for Michigan would help establish the standard for state capitols for decades to come.

There are no threats to the NHL at this time.

Roof repairs to the east side. Copper was removed and new rubber membrane was installed and the copper was then replaced.

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