The University of Iowa

Old Capitol Restore Dome Gilding

Project Description

This project will investigate the cause of peeling on the gilded surface of the Old Capitol dome, determine appropriate corrective action and make necessary repairs.

Project Number
Project Scope
This project will remove the existing gilding surface and lead coating of the dome down to existing copper and re-gild the dome.
Project Status
Substantial Completion
Square Footage
Estimated Cost of Construction
Construction Start Date
March 2022
Substantial Completion Date
July 2022
Awarded To
Selzer Werderitsch Associates
OPN Architects