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TREASURES OF NEW YORK

The New York State Capitol

  • Aired: 12/10/2012
  • 56:46
  • Rating: NR
Treasures of New York explores the New York State Capitol building, hailed an architectural masterpiece when it was originally completed in 1899. It took 32 years to build the ornate structure, an eclectic mixture of Gothic revival, Romanesque and Moorish influences, but only about an hour for flames to severely damage the so-called “fireproof” seat of state government 12 years later.
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Explores the unique history and architecture of the New York State Capitol building.
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