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More Goodhue Buildings

Bertram Goodhue designed many churches and public buildings during his life, including:

More Goodhue Buildings

Bertram G. Goodhue

All Saint’s Church, Ashmont, Massachusetts, 1892

Church of Our Savior, Middleboro, Massachusetts, 1897

The Deborah Sayles Public Library, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1899

The Public Library, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1902

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1903-06

“El Furedis” Santa Barbara, California, 1903

Grace Church Chapel, Chicago, Illinois, 1904

St. Thomas Church, New York City, 1906

St. James Church, Pasadena, California, 1906

“House of Studies” Paulist Fathers, Washington D.C., 1907

Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland, 1907

First Baptist Church, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 1909

The Rice Institute, Houston, Texas, 1909

First Universalist Church, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1910-13

Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut, 1909

Cathedral, Los Angeles, California, 1910

Second Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky, 1910-13

Trinity Church, Durham, North Carolina, 1910-13

Trinity Parish, Chapel of the Intercession, New York City, 1913

St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York City, 1913

Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, 1914

Fine Arts Building and California Building at the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California, 1915

Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago, Illinois, 1915-20

Dater House and Gillespie House, Montecito, California, 1915-20

Physics Building, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 1915-20

Oahu College and Kamehameha School, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1915-20

St. Vincent Ferrer, New York City, 1920

Los Angeles Public Library, 1924

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1924

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The architect who designed the Nebraska State Capitol was Bertram Goodhue. The thematic program of the Capitol was developed by Dr. Hartley Burr Alexander. Sculptor for the Capitol was Lee Lawrie, and Hildreth Meiere designed all the floor and ceiling mosaics. The building was constructed over a ten year period in four building phases. Construction began in 1922 and was completed in 1932. Total cost of the building was just under $10 million.


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Capitol quick facts

  • Construction started in 1922, completed in 1932.
  • The architect was Bertram G. Goodhue.
  • There are 15 floors above ground.
  • The building is 400 feet tall.
  • It is the third Nebraska State Capitol.
  • It cost $9.8 million in 1932 dollars.

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