Images and stories on the 2011-2017 work to restore the Minnesota State Capitol Building.
To learn about the history of the restoration project and current work, see the State of Minnesota Administration website.
Highlights of Restoration Process
The restoration of the Minnesota State Capitol involved extensive stonework that was done by a Canadian firm Traditional Cut Stone of Toronto.
"Exterior Stone Repair begins Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project" from the State of Minnesota Department of Administration-click here
"Minnesota State Capitol Exterior Stone Repair Project Stone Repair Trials Evaluation and Preliminary Preservation Planning" from the State of Minnesota Department of Administration-click here
Capitol Kick-Off Event-Diversity in Construction-click here
Resurrection, a documentary by John Kaul about the major $250 million rehab project on the Capitol building. The video presents tthe condition of the building, the restoration of the deteriorating structure, updating of electrial and other systems, the politcal process that apporpriated the funds and the relocation of state government offices required by the extensive work on the buiding.