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

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Marble statue of President Abraham Lincoln in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol depicts him with a serious, contemplative expression.
The statue of President Abraham Lincoln in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
 The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Capitol view through spokes.
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AOC Congressional Testimony

AOC Congressional Testimony

Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

House of Representatives

The Architect of the Capitol's Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations written statement by Stephen T. Ayers to the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives. From March 4, 2014.

Senate

The Architect of the Capitol's Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations written statement by Stephen T. Ayers to the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate. Testimony April 8, 2014.

Images used in budget testimony

Budget Testimony Photos

View downloadable photo set on Flickr of images used in budget testimony.