United States Capitol
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Construction begins based on the original design by William Thornton.
Completion of north wing.
Construction continues under Latrobe.
British forces set fire to the building still under construction.
Construction of original low-domed building completed under Bulfinch.
Addition of House and Senate wings and the cast-iron dome by Thomas U. Walter.
Addition of western terrace. The grounds are landscaped by Frederick Law Olmstead.
Extension of east front by J. George Stewart.
Relevant Web Sites
- Thomas U. Walter, Edward Clark and the United States Capitol. In: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, v. 23, n. 4 (December 1964), pp. 210-213. (1964):
- The Genealogy of the Dome of the United States Capitol. In: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, v. 7, n. 1-2 (January 1948), pp. 1-31. (1948):
- The United States Capitol: Forming One Out of Many. In: Civil Engineering Magazine, v. 79, n. 8 (August 2009), pp. 42-45. (2009):
- The United States Capitol: Forming One Out of Many. In: Civil Engineering Magazine, v. 79, n. 7 (July 2009), pp. 44-47. (2009):
- The dome of the United States Capitol. In: The Structural Design of Tall Buildings, v. 9, n. 3 ( 2000), pp. 183-199. (2000):
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