Faded Beauty at the Minnesota State Capitol

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(Last Updated On: October 17, 2018)

Minnesota’s state capitol is a beauty, but it’s become a bit of a faded beauty over the years.

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Maybe not quite as faded as in these pictures, but you get the idea.

Fortunately, a project is underway to restore the entire building from top to bottom – or rather, from bottom to top, as most of the work underway thus far has been in the building’s basement where walls added over the years have been removed to expose the original foundation.

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Work has just begun, so there will be more pictures. . .

This is my contribution to Travel Photo Thursday at Nancie’s Budget Traveler’s Sandbox. Flit on over for photos from around the world.

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Your images yet again prove how beautiful that building is. I’ve seen many various images of the inside of the Capitol building. Thanks to yours I’m beginning to think I should stop in as well and take some photos as well.

That was a nice tour, loved all the detailed shots…its a gorgeous building

The building may be in need of some repairs, but it is still beautiful. I love all the details you captured and can’t wait to see what it looks like after it’s been restored.

what a gorgeous building! I think it’s stunning regardless 🙂

what a gorgeous building! I think it looks stunning regardless 🙂