The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...


Four leaf clover.
For Americans of Irish heritage, there is much to celebrate. Beginning with our...


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


Car of History Clock marble statue
Clio, the muse of History, stands in a winged chariot, or car, representing the passage of time.... More »
The Court of Neptune, the fountain at the front of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, along First Street, S.E., adds a dramatic note to the building.
Passersby enjoy the play of the jets of water on the majestic bearded and muscular king of the sea... More »


Up close detail of bronze figure on the Grant Memorial.
The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, star of the House of Cards opening sequence, is undergoing a... More »
A garden gnome placed in front of an open, tiny door in the U.S. Capitol.
Throughout the Capitol Building, visitors and staff often pause to imagine what is behind the... More »
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