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Quick FactsThe South Side of Capitol

Approved by the General Assembly 2003 Renovation and Extension: $104.5 million

  • Design Began:  June 2003
  • Begin Construction (outside): April 2004
  • Begin Construction (inside): April 2005
  • Occupied: April 2007

The Virginia legislature was relocated in the newly renovated Patrick Henry Building for the 2006 General Assembly Session.

Scope of Renovation

  • Replace mechanical, plumbing and storm water systems

  • Replace HVAC and electrical distribution

  • Abate hazardous materials

  • Stop water from penetrating the walls of the building

    The South West view of Capitol

  • Restore architectural and historic features and spaces

  • Construct a new entrance/extension

  • Raise private funds for furnishing, art, and artifacts

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