They say "Everything's bigger in Texas", and the state capitol building is no exception. In fact, the statue at the top of the cupola actually makes the Texas Capitol Building, located in the state's capitol city of Austin, almost 15 feet (4.57 meters) taller than the one in Washington, D.C.
Date Taken: December 8, 2012
Location: Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas
With a winter like we've had in NYC this year (coldest February on record since 1934), I am definitely homesick for my second home: Austin, Texas!