Iowa Old Capitol Building

The Iowa Old Capitol Building is located in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It was once the main government building for the state of Iowa, and it now stands as the most prominent landmark at the center of the University of Iowa's campus.

It is a U.S. National Historic Landmark, and was depicted on the 1946 Iowa Centennial commemorative half dollar.Government buildingJohn F. Rague is credited with designing the Territorial Capitol Building, he had previously designed the 1837 capitol of Illinois and was supervising its construction when he got the commission to design the new Iowa capitol in 1839. He quit the Iowa project after fiv

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Iowa Conservation And Preservation Consortium Iowa Conservation And Preservation Consortium
Iowa Conservation And Preservation Consortium (ICPC) C/O University Of Iowa University Libraries 100 Main Library
Iowa City, 52242-1420

The Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium’s mission is to initiate, encourage, and enhance preservation and conservation activities in Iowa.

University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame
2425 Prairie Meadow Dr
Iowa City, 52242

Due to COVID-19 the UI Athletics Hall of Fame is currently closed.

The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums
21 N Clinton St
Iowa City, 52242

Together, the Old Capitol Museum and the Museum of Natural History form the UI Pentacrest Museums, the university's doorways to discovery in the heart of downtown Iowa City.