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Howard Chandler Christy’s painting of the signing of the United States Constitution.
Howard Chandler Christy’s painting of the signing of the United States...

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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Photo of Musa velutina.
On February 28 at 10:30 a.m., trace the 7000-year journey of the banana from...

WHAT WE DO

Stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

STORIES

Architect of the Capitol employees pose for a group photo on Ride Your Bike to Work Day, May 2015.
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is now a League of American Bicyclists recognized Bronze level... More »
Photo from 2011 of DC firefighters getting ready to start familiarization tours of the Library of Congress Buildings.
Planned work by the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) this coming weekend includes: Saturday evening... More »

EVENTS

"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth,... More »
"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled... More »
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