West Virginia State Capitol

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.


Removal of all coatings; architectural gilding with gold leaf; general painting; metal fabrication & restoration

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.


Location: Charleston, WV
Built: 1932
Architect: Cass Gilbert
Style: Colonial Revival, Italian Renaissance

National Historic Landmark