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Construction of the new state office building was planned to begin in the late 1930s. Constructing a new capitol goes against the state's trend of expanding the capital complex by adding office buildings around the then 98-year-old capitol.
At a historic photograph show and sale in Arlington, VA, a photograph with an unknown view of a section of the NC state capital building was discovered and purchased by an officer from the NC Division of Archives and History. The image by accomplished NC photographer Rufus Morgan is one in a series of twenty-two stereoscopic images titled “In and Around Raleigh, NC”; and depicts a cross-section of citizenry from the mid-1870.
Due to limited appropriations, the Capital Building restoration project will only include the restoration of the roof and exteriors. The governor's and secretary of state's offices have temporarily been moved to the NC Administration Building.