Iowa City, IA, First Capitol & University Photos

Iowa City was the first state Capitol of Iowa. The old capitol building (1840) is now the centerpiece of University of Iowa which also boasts interesting modern architecture & a strong research history.

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First state Capitol of Iowa , now part of University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Greek revival facade of Old Iowa State Capitol. Iowa City, IA.Portico of Old Iowa Capitol, also last territorial capitol building. Iowa City, IA.Tower & dome of Old Iowa Capitol. Iowa City, IA.
First state Capitol of Iowa (built 1840 as territorial capitol, state capitol 1846), now part of University of Iowa (since 1847). Iowa City, IA. Style: Greek revival. On National Register.Greek revival facade of Old Iowa State Capitol. Iowa City, IA.Portico of Old Iowa Capitol, also last territorial capitol building. Iowa City, IA.Tower & dome of Old Iowa Capitol. Iowa City, IA.
Golden dome details of Old Iowa Capitol. Iowa City, IA.Old Iowa Capitol flanked by University of Iowa buildings. Iowa City, IA.Museum of Natural History in Natural Science building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Schaeffer Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Golden dome details of Old Iowa Capitol. Iowa City, IA.Old Iowa Capitol flanked by University of Iowa buildings. Iowa City, IA.Museum of Natural History in Natural Science building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Schaeffer Hall (1902) at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Macbride Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pedestrian bridge over Dubuque Street to Biology Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Biology Building East at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pappajohn Business Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Macbride Hall (1908) at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pedestrian bridge over Dubuque Street to Biology Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Biology Building East at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pappajohn Business Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Pappajohn Business Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pomerantz Center at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pomerantz Center facade at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Blank Honors Center at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Pappajohn Business Building at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pomerantz Center (2005) at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Pomerantz Center facade at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Blank Honors Center at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.
Burge Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Burge Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Dubuque Street Pedestrian Mall. Iowa City, IA.Plaza Towers apartment over Public Library. Iowa City, IA.
Burge Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Burge Hall at University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA.Dubuque Street Pedestrian Mall. Iowa City, IA.Plaza Towers (2006) apartment over Public Library. Iowa City, IA. Architect: Neumann Monson Architects.
Tower shopping complex. Iowa City, IA.Old Iowa City Post Office. Iowa City, IA.Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.Art Deco relief of transportation & communication, aircraft & ships on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.
Tower shopping complex. Iowa City, IA.Old Iowa City Post Office (1904 & 1931) (28 S. Linn St.). Iowa City, IA. Style: Classical Revival. On National Register.Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building (1937) (319 E. Washington St.). Iowa City, IA. Style: Art Deco.Art Deco relief of transportation & communication, aircraft & ships on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.
Art Deco relief of corn & wheat on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.Art Deco relief of science & education on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.Streetscape along Iowa Av. from Dubuque St. Iowa City, IA.Streetscape along Dubuque St. from Iowa Av. Iowa City, IA.
Art Deco relief of corn & wheat on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.Art Deco relief of science & education on Old Iowa City Press-Citizen Building. Iowa City, IA.Streetscape along Iowa Av. from Dubuque St. Iowa City, IA.Streetscape along Dubuque St. from Iowa Av. Iowa City, IA.

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