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Nebraska’s Unique State Capitol

The first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. Within the building, a complex medley of design offers a stunning stroll through artful symbolism and history. The Capitol is also a lively workplace, housing the executive...

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The Nebraska State Capitol

An American Wonder by Julie Nichols Nebraska’s iconic Capitol is visible from 20 miles away, and was the first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. At the top of this Tower on the Plains, above...

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Tower on the Plains

by Julie Nichols The Nebraska State Capitol houses the executive and judicial offices of Nebraska and is home to the only unicameral legislature in the U.S. Designed by New York architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue in 1920, begun in 1922, the...

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State Capitol Tells Nebraska’s History

by Judy Shutts The Salvation of the State is Watchfulness in the Citizen.                                                 —Hartley Burr Alexander Rising high on the Nebraska plains is the architectural centerpiece of Lincoln—the Nebraska State Capitol. The capitol overlooks Centennial Mall, which extends north to...