Inspiring the Capitol: Architectural precedents of the new Illinois Statehouse

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Lecture Series

Age Group:

Adults

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David Finnigan will talk about about the architectural precedents both in the US and in Europe which inspired the design of the
new Illinois Capitol. His new book Thousand-Year Statehouse, is an oversize, 258-page hardcover volume about the Illinois State Capitol Building. Inside the book you will find the architectural history and fascinating stories behind each major room in the New Statehouse, accompanied by over 140 full-page, color photos.