Texas State Capitol

Congress and 11th Sts., Austin, Texas

Photos 

Texas State Capitol

1. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION (HORIZONTAL) FROM SOUTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Street View 

Description 

A fine pink granite building with Renaissance detailing. Design chosen by Napoleon le Brun in a competition. Myers, the architect, also designed the capitol of Michigan, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS TX-3326)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1970
Reference number
70000770
Architectural style
Victorian: Renaissance
Area of significance
Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Capitol
Current function
Capitol
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1882; 1888

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2010: New Street View added by Ruth Reynolds
  • July 2, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

Sources