Minnesota State Capitol Improvements – St. Paul MN

Description

The WPA did extensive work on the building: rehabilitating, altering, and adding additional space. Redecorating the walls, ceilings, and Capitol dome. Repairing marble floors. Hundreds of windows weather-stripped. Expansion of the basement area via excavation, creating additional storage space. Improvement to heating system. Plumbing and wiring utilities modernized. Tunnel constructed, connecting Capitol to State Historical building. Two storage rooms added to library. Roof rebuilt. Landscaping. Sidewalks extended. Painting.

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration, Information Service, Primary File, 1936-42, Box 6, Folder 210-A.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on August 3, 2014.

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Location Info


75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155

Coordinates: 44.9543075, -93.10222199999998

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