|(a) As stated in the Texas Government Code, Chapter 443, §443.007(a)(2),
General Powers and Duties of the Board, the board shall "define the buildings'
grounds, except that the grounds may not include another state office building."
(b) As defined by the State Preservation Board, the Capitol
grounds include all area within the historic cast iron fencing; the area lying
between the fencing and city streets that is owned by the state; the esplanade
just outside the east entrance to the Capitol between the gateposts and San
Jacinto Street; the Old General Land Office Building grounds between 11th
and 12th Streets and the Capitol's eastern iron fence and the State Insurance
Building; the area bordered by 11th Street to the south, Colorado Street to
the east, Lavaca Street to the west, and the Westgate Building property to
the north; property north of the Capitol bordered by Colorado Street on the
west, San Jacinto Street on the east and 15th Street on the north, which is
not occupied with other state buildings, or the Texas Workforce Commission
Building property and accompanying terraces. Street right-of-ways within these
boundaries include 14th Street and Congress Avenue.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §111.22 adopted to be effective September 6, 1990, 15 TexReg 4897; amended to be effective April 12, 1994, 19 TexReg 2197; amended to be effective April 30, 2000, 25 TexReg 3527