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Thurgood Marshall Building
The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building houses agencies that support...

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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

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Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an eclectic mix of professions. Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur, has perhaps one of the most unique and least visible jobs on the Hill.
Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an...

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    Neoclassical Architecture

    The definitive architectural style on Capitol Hill, inspired by the use of ancient Greek and Roman styles in the design of great public buildings.

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    Sandstone

    A common building material during the early years of Washington, D.C., because it could be found locally and was easy to cut to shape.

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    Corinthian Columns

    This style can be found inside and outside of the buildings on Capitol Hill.

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    Cast Iron

    Used extensively in the U.S. Capitol’s mid-19th century House and Senate extensions and new dome.

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