Louisiana State Capitol Building
Baton Rouge, LA
Opened: March 1932
Architects: Weiss, Dreyfous and Seiferth
The landmark Louisiana State Capitol building houses the governor's office, the legislature and parts of the executive branch in a 34 story tower. The 27-acre capitol grounds include the capitol gardens as well as the grave of populist former governor Huey Long, who was a major force behind the construction of the building, which was the site of his assassination in 1935.
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