Restoration Work

Workers cleaning and tuck pointing dome, 2011
Photo by Vince Trotta. Used with permission

 

Images abd stories on the continuing work to restore the Minnesota State Capitol Building.

To learn about the history of the restoration project and current work, see the State of Minnesota Administration website.

Resurrection, a documentary by John Kaul about the major $250 million rehab project on the Capitol building.  The video presents tthe condition of the building, the restoration of the deteriorating structure, updating of electrial and other systems, the politcal process that apporpriated the funds and the relocation of state government offices required by the extensive work on the buiding.