The recient construction completed, the Ohio Capitol Square Complex has been restored to its original grandeur and beauty. The restoration has also made the Statehouse more accessible and safer to both visitors and personnel.
Ohio's Statehouse is rich with history and significance. It is one of the oldest Statehouses in continuous use in the United States; it first was used in 1857. Also, it is considered to be the finest example of Greek Revival architecture in the United States. Built of Columbus limestone during a 22-year period, the Statehouse stands as a representation of Ohio's role in shaping the nation.