The architect for the state Capitol in Charleston (pop. 53,421), dedicated in 1932, was Cass Gilbert, who pioneered the modern skyscraper when he designed the 60-story Woolworth Building, completed in 1913, in New York City.
Cass Gilbert — The Architect for the W. Va. State Capitol
https://americanprofile.com/articles/cass-gilbert-the-architect-for-the-w-va-state-capitol/By American Profile on February 22, 2009
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