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West Virginia State Capitol

John Canning & Co. removed all existing coatings, restored and fabricated metal elements as needed, then applied sizing and gold leaf to specified areas, finishing the work eight months ahead of schedule.


Location: Charleston, WV
Built: 1932
Architect: Cass Gilbert
Style: Colonial Revival, Italian Renaissance
Status: National Historic Landmark


John Canning & Co. stripped and removed all coatings on the gilded ornament before applying new coatings and gold leaf.

The work was finished in four months, eight months ahead of schedule.