Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California State Capitol
ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION – 1860 – 1874
Miner F. Butler – Won Design Competition, 1860
Ruben Clark, Supervising Architect, 1860 – 1865
Gordon P. Cummings, Supervising Architect, 1865 – 1870
Kenitzer & Bennett, Supervising Architect, 1870 – 1871
Gordon P. Cummings, Supervising Architect, 1872 – 1874
RESTORED AND STRUCTURALLY STRENGHTENED – 1975 – 1982
AB 2071, Assemblyman Leon Ralph, 1975
AB 1547, Senator Lou Cusanovich, 1980
CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE
Chairman, Joint Rules Committee
Louis J. Papan
PRESIDENT PRO TEMP OF THE SENATE
James R. Mills, 1975 – 1980
David A. Roberti, 1980 – 1982
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE
Ray Johnson, Vice Chairman
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY
Leo T. McCarthy, 1975 – 1980
Willie L. Brown, 1980 – 1982
ASSEMBLY RULES COMMITTEE
William H. Lancaster, Vice Chairman
DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
Leonard M. Grimes Jr., Director, 1975 – 1977
David E. Janssen, Director, 1977 – 1982
John C. Worsley, FAIA, Supervising Architect,
Dale E. Dwyer, AIA, Deputy Supervising Architect
Welton Becket Associates
Robert B. Mathews, Project Director
Ray Girvigian, FAIA, Historical Consultant
URS/John A. Blume, & Associates
Lloyd A. Lee, Project Director
Continental Heller Corporation/Swinerton & Walberg Co.
Michael J. Heller, Chairman of the Board
Charles H. Kurtz, Project Manager
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 38° 34.596′ N, 121° 29.632′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. The marker is mounted on the wall at the main entrance to the State Capitol Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10th and L Streets, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California State Capitol Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sisters of Mercy (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Sisters of Mercy (about California’s Historic Capitol (about 300 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); The California Peace Officers Memorial (about 400 feet away); California Mexican-American War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Pinus Pinea (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Regarding California State Capitol. Also see the "Nearby Marker" California’s Historic Capital for additional information.
This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.872.
Also see . . . California State Capital Museum. (Submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,907 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on August 7, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 5. submitted on January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 6. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.