Pacific Northwest Architecture

Idaho State Capitol

Boise, Idaho
Basic Information
Designed by J.E. Tourtellotte and Company
Cost $2,098,500.00
Type Government Building
Maximum height 208 feet/62 meters
More Information
  • At the top of the dome is a five-foot, seven-inch-tall eagle.
  • Alaskan and Italian marble is used for the floors (grey and black).
  • Georgia marble is used for the trim (red).
  • Vermont marble is used on the interior walls (green).
  • The capitol complex buildings are heated by geothermal energy.
  • July, 2001: A $64,000,000.00 renovation project starts. It is the most expensive public works project in Idaho history.