to enlarge |Artist: Christopher
Sponsor: AIA Oklahoma (American
Institute of Architects)
Size: 28" x 62"
Type: Oil on Canvas
Location: 4th floor, South
hall, Senate wing
Solomon Andrew Layton (1864-1943)
designed more than 100 public, educational and commercial
buildings in Oklahoma. He
was the major designer of the territorial and early statehood
days and is considered to be one of the most important and
influential architects in Oklahoma’s history.
Layton’s most prominent work is the Oklahoma State Capitol. In
a ceremony on statehood day, November 16, 1915, Layton was
joined by local members of the Freemasons as they laid the
cornerstone at the southwest corner of the State Capitol
on the Capitol began in July 1914 and was finsihed on June
Images are copyright
of The Oklahoma State Senate Historical Preservation Fund,
Inc. and the artist. Please contact Sandra Shelton at 521-5663
or firstname.lastname@example.org for
further copyright information.