Arkansas State Capitol

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The Arkansas State Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the Arkansas General Assembly, and the seat of the Arkansas state government that sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the Capitol Mall in Little Rock, Arkansas.wikipedia
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George R. Mann

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.
George Richard Mann (July 12, 1856 in Syracuse, Indiana – March 20, 1939 in Little Rock, Arkansas ) was a United States architect whose designs included the Arkansas State Capitol.

Cass Gilbert

After Donaghey was elected governor in 1908, he forced Mann off the project and selected Cass Gilbert to finish the Capitol.
An early proponent of skyscrapers, his works include the Woolworth Building, the United States Supreme Court building, the state capitols of Minnesota, Arkansas and West Virginia; and the Saint Louis Art Museum and Public Library.

Arkansas General Assembly

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The Arkansas State Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the Arkansas General Assembly, and the seat of the Arkansas state government that sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the Capitol Mall in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The General Assembly meets at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.

Montana State Capitol

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.
While Mann's building was never built in Montana, it was selected later as the basic design for the Arkansas State Capitol.

Arkansas

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The Arkansas State Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the Arkansas General Assembly, and the seat of the Arkansas state government that sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the Capitol Mall in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Old State House (Little Rock, Arkansas)

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The government was formerly located in the Old State House.
The building served as a state capitol until the new capitol building was constructed in 1912.

Little Rock, Arkansas

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The Arkansas State Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the Arkansas General Assembly, and the seat of the Arkansas state government that sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the Capitol Mall in Little Rock, Arkansas.

St. Louis

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.

Daniel Webster Jones (governor)

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.

Architectural design competition

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.

Helena, Montana

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In 1899, the St. Louis architect George R. Mann visited the governor of Arkansas Daniel W. Jones, and presented his drawings of his winning competition design from 1896 for the Montana State Capitol, which had not yet been built in their state capital of Helena.

George Washington Donaghey

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In 1899, Mann was selected as architect by a seven-member commission that included future governor George W. Donaghey.

Arkansas River

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He centered the building on the centerline of Fifth Street (now Capitol Avenue), but he aligned the building north-south using the still-standing penitentiary walls as a guide without recognizing that Fifth Street was not aligned east-west; like other "east-west" downtown Little Rock streets, it runs parallel to the Arkansas River at a slight angle off true east-west.

United States Capitol

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Because of its monumental dome, the State Capitol has served as a filming location to stand in for the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

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Because of its monumental dome, the State Capitol has served as a filming location to stand in for the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.