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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Floor Plan | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Floor Plan

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Floor Plan | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society
The floor plan of the first floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commission." The octagonal rooms on both the North and South wings mark the extent of the building before the expansion of 1883. At that time the arrangement of rooms was changed and both the governor and secretary of state moved into rooms on the first floor of the addition. In the original configuration both of those officials had been housed on the first floor of the East Wing (near what would have been regarded as the front door).
DESCRIPTION
The floor plan of the first floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commission." The octagonal rooms on both the North and South wings mark the extent of the building before the expansion of 1883. At that time the arrangement of rooms was changed and both the governor and secretary of state moved into rooms on the first floor of the addition. In the original configuration both of those officials had been housed on the first floor of the East Wing (near what would have been regarded as the front door).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23342
Creation Date: 1904
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commission
Genre:Book or Pamphlet
Original Format Type:architectural drawings
Original Format Number:WI CAP.1/5:1904
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 5.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Capitol Improvement Commission was organized prior to the 1904 fire to study the inadequacies of the building. Because of the fire, the inevitable committee recommendation was an entirely new building — the present Capitol.
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Planning
Architectural rendering

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