Capitolshots Photography has images of the 50 state capitols available. Please click to see the entire collection of photos for each building. All photos © Capitolshots Photography/TwoFiftyFour Photos, LLC, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Photos of the Arizona State Capitol (officially the Arizona Capitol Museum) in Phoenix. Designed by J. Riely Gordon and constructed between 1898 and 1901, the building served as the territorial capitol until Arizona was granted statehood in 1912. The building continued to serve as the state capitol, but the small and cramped nature of the building eventually forced all official government functions to be moved to adjoining buildings. Now a museum, the Arizona State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. Designed by Elijah E. Myers, construction on the Classical Revival structure started in 1886 and lasted for 15 years, though many offices were occupied by 1894. The Colorado State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Hawaii State Capitol in Honolulu. Designed in a collaboration between John Carl Warnecke and Belt, Lemmon And Lo, the building is an example of Hawaiian international architecture, an American adaptation of the Bauhaus style. The Hawaii State Capitol is surrounded by a reflecting pool, symbolizing the Pacific Ocean, with the rotunda opening to the sky. Both legislative chambers are cone-shaped, symbolizing the volcanoes which formed the Hawaiian Islands. The Hawaii State Capitol, completed in 1969, is part of the Hawaii Capital Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Idaho State Capitol in Boise. Construction began on the building, designed by John E. Tourtellotte, in 1906 and was completed in 1920. The American Renaissance structure, with Classical Revival elements, underwent extensive renovation during the 2000s, with restoration work being completed in 2010. The Idaho State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka. Designed by John G. Haskell and completed in 1903 after 37 years of construction, the Classical Revival structure, built with Kansas limestone, stands 306 feet from its base to the top of the statue atop the dome -- 17 feet higher than the U.S. Capitol. The Kansas State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Designed by Weiss, Dreyfous And Seiferth, the Art Deco skyscraper, the tallest state capitol building in the country and the tallest building in the South when built, was completed in 1932 after a mere 14 months of construction. The Louisiana State Capitol is a National Historic Landmark.
Photos of the Maine State House, the Maine state capitol, in Augusta. Originally designed by Charles Bulfinch and completed in 1832, the building underwent a substantial renovation in 1910, with G. Henri Desmond leading the redesign. Built with Maine granite, the Maine State House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Designed by Joseph Horatio Anderson and built between 1772 and 1779, the Georgian structure, which serves as the Maryland state capitol, also served as the United States capitol from November 1783 through August 1784, the only state capitol to have so served. The oldest state capitol building in continuous legislative use, the Maryland State House is a National Historic Landmark.
Photos of the Nevada State Capitol in Carson City. Designed by Joseph Gosling and completed in 1871, the Italianate structure was expanded in 1905 and completely rebuilt between 1977 and 1981. The Nevada State Capitol is one of three capitols in the nation in which the state legislature does not meet, as the legislature convenes in a separate building completed in 1971. The Nevada State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the New Hampshire State House, the New Hampshire state capitol, in Concord. Designed by Stuart James Park, the Classical Revival building was constructed from 1816 to 1819. The New Hampshire State House, the oldest state capitol in which the legislature meets in its original chambers, is included in the Concord Civic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the New Jersey State House in Trenton. Originally designed by Jonathan Doane and completed in 1792, the building, which serves as the New Jersey state capitol, has been expanded and remodeled many times over the years. The New Jersey State House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the New Mexico State Capitol, also known as the Roundhouse, in Santa Fe. Designed by W.C. Kruger and completed in 1966, the New Mexico State Capitol, which incorporates traditional New Mexico territorial style elements, has a round shape inspired by the Zia sun symbol, which also appears in the state flag.
Photos of the New York State Capitol in Albany. Three teams of architects designed the building over its construction period, which stretched over three decades, from 1867 through 1899. The New York State Capitol, which incorporates both Renaissance Revival and Romanesque Revival elements, is a National Historic Landmark.
Photos of the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Designed by Solomon A. Layton and S. Wemyss Smith, the Classical Revival limestone structure was constructed between 1914 and 1917, but budget constraints forced the builders to drop plans to include a dome. The Renaissance-style concrete dome was finally completed in 2002. The Oklahoma State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Designed by Richard K.A. Kletting in a Beaux-Arts Classical Revival style, the building was constructed between 1912 and 1916. The Utah State Capitol, which underwent extensive renovations in the mid-2000s, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Designed by Thomas Jefferson and Charles-Louis Clerisseau and completed in 1789, the Classical Revival structure also served as the capitol of the Confederacy during the Civil War. The Virginia State Capitol is a National Historic Landmark.
Photos of the Washington State Capitol in Olympia. Designed by the firm of Wilder And White, the building, also known as the Washington Legislative Building, was completed in 1928. The Washington State Capitol, built in the American Renaissance style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photos of the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. Designed by David W. Gibbs And Company and constructed between 1886 and 1890, the sandstone Renaissance Revival structure was enlarged with the addition of the House and Senate chambers in 1917. The Wyoming State Capitol is a National Historic Landmark.