Elijah E. Myers Architecture Photos

Elijah E. Myers (1832-1909) born in Philadelphia, moved to Detroit, MI in 1871 to practice architecture. In 1881 he won the competition for state Capitol for Austin, TX, but was fired in 1886 before its completion. He also designed the capitols for Michigan & Colorado, the former parliament buildings in Rio de Janeiro, plus many courthouses, city halls, hospitals & churches in the USA.

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Texas State Capitol of red granite. Austin, TX.State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Confederate soldiers monument by Pompeo Coppini & Grank Teich at State Capitol. Austin, TX.Oblique view of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Texas State Capitol (1888) of red granite. Austin, TX. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Elijah E. Myers. On National Register. State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Confederate soldiers monument (1903) by Pompeo Coppini & Grank Teich at State Capitol. Austin, TX.Oblique view of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Columns of dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol Goddess of Liberty statue on dome. Austin, TX.
Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Columns of dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol Goddess of Liberty statue on dome. Austin, TX.
Roof structures over senate wing of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment over entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment symbols of six nations which have ruled Texas on State Capitol. Austin, TX.Terry's Texas Rangers monument by Pompeo Coppini with State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Roof structures over senate wing of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment over entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment symbols of six nations which have ruled Texas on State Capitol. Austin, TX.Terry's Texas Rangers monument (1907) by Pompeo Coppini with State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Lampstand on State Capitol. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Rotunda galleries in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Lampstand on State Capitol. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Rotunda galleries in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Mosaic floor in rotunda of State Capitol showing nations which have ruled Texas. Austin, TX.Doorway frame in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Mosaic floor in rotunda of State Capitol showing nations which have ruled Texas. Austin, TX.Doorway frame in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Windows around dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.
State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Michigan State Capitol (1878). Lansing, MI. Style: Neo-classical. Architect: Elijah E. Myers. On National Register. Dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Windows around dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.
Entrance of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Inside of dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Looking up into dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.
Entrance of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Inside of dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Looking up into dome of Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI.Colorado State Capitol (1886-1908). Denver, CO. Style: Corinthian. Architect: Elijah E. Myers & Frank E. Edbrooke.
Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Corinthian Neo-classical details of Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Dome interior of Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Lorain County Courthouse. Elyria, OH.
Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Corinthian Neo-classical details of Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Dome interior of Colorado State Capitol. Denver, CO.Lorain County Courthouse (1881) (308 2nd St.). Elyria, OH. Style: Renaissance. Architect: Elijah E. Myers. On National Register.
Richmond Old City Hall. Richmond, VA.Broad St. towers of Richmond Old City Hall. Richmond, VA.

Richmond Old City Hall (1894) (1001 E. Broad St.). Richmond, VA. Style: Victorian Gothic. Architect: Elijah E. Myers. On National Register. Broad St. towers of Richmond Old City Hall. Richmond, VA.


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