|Year(s) Listed: • 2012 • 2014|
|City/Town: • Topeka|
|Location Class: • Government|
|Built: N/A | Year Saved: 2011|
|Awards: • Honor Award • Medallian Award|
|Contributor: Kansas Preservation Alliance|
Standing 304 feet tall, the Kansas Statehouse is a prominent feature of the Topeka skyline. The pride Kansans took in the building of the capital is evident in the decoration and scale. The Kansas Statehouse exterior masonry restoration project began in 2007. The four-year construction project began in early 2008 and was completed December 2011. The exterior masonry restoration project began with a comprehensive evaluation process that documented the condition of each stone and culminated with a complete repair and restoration package. The four-year construction project, completed December 2011, Included Dutchman repairs, patching, hand carving, repainting, stone stabilization, stone cleaning, crack repair, and flashing and sealant installation.
The project team included the State of Kansas, Treanor Architects, Bob D. Campbell & Company, JE Dunn Construction, Mark 1 Restoration Company and US Stone Industries/Bayer Stone.