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1792
COMPETITION
1st Place: Thornton, William (1761 - 1828)
1793-1803
BUILT

North Wing Completed

Hadfield, George (1763 - 1826) (Supervised construction from 1795-1798)
Hallet, Stephen (a.k.a. Etienne Sulpice) (c. 1760 - 1825) (Supervised construction from 1793-1794)
Hoban, James (c. 1762 - 1831) (Supervised construction from 1798-1800)
Architect: Thornton, William (1761 - 1828)
1803-1807
BUILT

South Wing Completed

Architect: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (1764 - 1820)
1808-1810
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

North Wing Rebuilt

Architect: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (1764 - 1820)
1814
BURNED
1815-1819
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

Wings restored after fire

Architect: Bulfinch, Charles
Architect: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (1764 - 1820)
1818-1829
BUILT

Center section built

Architect: Bulfinch, Charles
1826
PLANNING STUDY

Examined Hall of Representatives and issued report on acoustics.

Architect: Strickland, William (1788 - 1854)
1844
PLANNING STUDY

Made plans to convert library to hall for the House of Representatives. Plans were not used.

Architect: Strickland, William (1788 - 1854)
1850
COMPETITION
1st Place: Walter, Thomas Ustick (1804-1887)
1851-1870
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

Wings extended

Architect: Walter, Thomas Ustick (1804-1887)
1855-1866
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

New cast iron dome replaced copper dome

Architect: Walter, Thomas Ustick (1804-1887)
Painter: Brumidi, Constantino
1884-1892
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

Olmsted terrace constructed

Landscape architect: Olmsted, Frederick Law (1822 - 1903)
1946-1958
ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

House & Senate Chambers Remodeled

Architect: Harbeson, Hough, Livingston & Larson (fl. 1945-1976)
1977-1980
PLANNING STUDY
Architect: Wallace, Roberts & Todd (fl. 1980 -
Associated Architect: Mitchell/Giurgola (fl. 1958 - 1990)

 

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