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New York State Capitol

Albany, New York
County of Albany.
Capitol Park
National Register Number: 71000519
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - capitol. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Capitol; http://assembly.state.ny.us.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1979):
Erected between 1867 and 1899, this building marked a period of general prosperity and confidence in Post-Civil War New York. Begun in the Second Empire style, it was completed in the French Renaissance style and was one of the most lavish structures built in 19th century America. This building, along with Philadelphia's City Hall, was one of the last great monumental structures in this country built entirely of masonry.

There are no threats indicated.

Major restoration initaives include: roof, all 3 skylights(in progress) Assembly Chamber and related spaces, many interior rooms

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