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National Statuary Hall
National Statuary Hall, also known as the Old Hall of the House, is the large...

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

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AOC grounds crew plants flowers at U.S. Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

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The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol
This is the first in a series of occasional articles, written by the Architect...

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Blog Posts By 'Lori Taylor'

April 08
By: Lori Taylor
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Cherry Blossoms at the Senate Parks on the Capitol Grounds
Spring in Washington, D.C. is one of the most beautiful times to visit the nation’s Capitol; it is also the busiest. Learn about five beautiful, and less known spots to enjoy the warm weather on the...
March 26
By: Lori Taylor
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The scaffold for the Supreme Court's restoration is wrapped in a scrim enclosure printed with a full-size photograph of the building’s façade.
Take a look behind the scrim at the restoration work underway on the U.S. Supreme Court Building's West Front façade to address deterioration due to age, weather and nature. Take a look behind...
November 26
By: Lori Taylor
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2012 Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at U.S. Capitol
The Capitol Christmas tree has just arrived at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol! This year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce that came all the way from Colorado.
October 18
By: Lori Taylor
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AOC Masons
It wasn’t quite 4 a.m. when I arrived at the Capitol Building on Friday, October 12, and it was a chilly 48 degrees. While I was still adjusting to the darkness and cold the AOC stone masons were...

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