Browse Items (37 total) for Iowa Capitol Complex in 1913 and 2010

This view shows the old heating plant north of the Capitol in the early 1900's.

This is a picture of the heating plant building in 2011 north and across the street from the Capitol on Grand Avenue.

This view shows the old heating plant north of the Capitol in the early 1900's. It is facing Grand Avenue north of the Capitol.

Here is the 2010 view of the heating plant north of the Capitol and across the street on Grand Avenue.

Note the streetcar going east on Locust Street toward the Capitol Building. There is also an automobile parked on the right side of the street. At that time, houses and other buildings were located very close to the steps of the Capitol.

Here is the same west view of the Capitol in 2010. There are no houses or businesses nearby. A large park sits in front of the Capitol down to East 9th and Locust. This view looks across 9th Street from Locust Street.

During the early 1900's the Capitol was surrounded by residential buildings as shown here.

This picture was taken in 2010 and shows the grassy areas to the west and a little sourth of the Capitol.

The State of Iowa erected this monument, funded partially by refunded war taxes, commemorates the Iowans who fought during the Civil War. The monument was approved in 1888, the cornerstone was laid in 1894, and the structure was completed two years…

This view shows the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument south of the Capitol in 2010.