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California State Capitol
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General information
Type Government offices
Location 10th and L Street
Sacramento, California
Construction started 1860
Completed 1874
Owner State of California
Management State of California
Height
Antenna spire 75.3 m (247 ft)
Roof 64 m (210 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 6
Design and construction
Architect M. Frederic Butler, Reuben Clark, Gordon Parker Cummings
California State Capitol
Architectural style Neoclassical
NRHP reference No. 73000427
Added to NRHP April 3, 1973

The California State Capitol is a government building in Sacramento, California. It is the place where the California State Legislature meets. It also has the office of the Governor of California. The building was built between 1861 and 1874. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. It was also listed as a California Historical Landmark in 1974 and 1982. The building was damaged by two earthquakes in 1892. Repairs were done between 1975 and 1982 to fix the damage. The building is 75.3 metres (247 ft) tall to the top of the dome.

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