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The Frieze of American History in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol
The Frieze of American History in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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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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Slave Labor Commemorative Marker in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
Interpreters in Exhibition Hall and Emancipation Hall use a variety of hands-on...

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    What's hiding in National Statuary Hall?

    Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the House Chamber, look closely.

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    Constructing the Capitol: The Oven

    Today the AOC provides a climate-controlled environment to the buildings of Capitol Hill, but 212 years ago this wasn't the case.

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    Windows of Capitol Hill

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 sq. ft. of windows – of all different shapes, size and age – cared for by the AOC.

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