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U.S. Capitol, Old Senate Chamber, Intersection of North, South, & East Capitol Streets & Capitol Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

U.S. Capitol, Old Senate Chamber, Intersection of North, South, & East Capitol Streets & Capitol Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Significance: It is located in the original north wing of the U.S. Capitol. Benjamin H. Latrobe designed the semi-domed, semi-circular space, which was originally constructed in 1809-1810, and reconstructed in 1815-1819 after British troops set fire to the Capitol in 1814. Latrobe's original design for the reconstructed Senate Chamber involved enlarging it to a diameter of 75', and replacing the original brick dome with a larger one...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1061
Survey number: HABS DC-38-A

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Latrobe, Henry H., Designer
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
Google Map of 38.9071923, -77.0368707
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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