Thousand-Year Statehouse by David L. Finnigan.
Begins with a story of the New Statehouse, its design and construction. Discover the architectural history and fascinating stories behind each major room. Learn about the European and ancient Greek precedents which inspired its architecture.
Readers are taken on a personal tour of this extraordinary building, from the basement tunnels to the top of the dome. Stepping inside grand halls and private rooms alike. Dozens of close-up photos bring intricate details to hand.
Discover the stories of the sculptures, paintings and ornamentation (and the artisans who made them) which make this building unique in both Illinois and across the nation.
258 pages, 150 full-page color photos, hard cover.