Legislative Building - Olympia, Washington
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 47° 02.183 W 122° 54.260
10T E 507268 N 5209211
Quick Description: These 6 beautiful cast bronze doors show imagery of early industry and the beauty of Washington State, and are the main entrance doors to the Washington State Legislative Building (Capitol.)
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2007 2:35:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM1ERQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 89

Long Description:
These 6 beautiful cast bronze doors show imagery of early industry and the beauty of Washington State and are the main entrance doors to the Washington State Legislative Building (Capitol.) During the 2001 Nisqually earthquake settling caused issues with the functioning of the doors. Repairs and alterations have since been made.

Washington State's Legislative Building, completed in 1928 after six years of construction, serves as both a working governmental center and a symbol of Washington's democratic government. It is the centerpiece of the five historic capitol buildings designed by New York architects Walter Wilder and Harry White.
Type of material of the door: Other

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Gothic

Address or physical location:
Capitol Way and 14th on the Washington State Capitol Campus Olympia, Washington


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