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Supreme Court of the United States
Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home...

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Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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Juan Sandoval and Jose Hernandez using a lewis to remove stones from Olmsted Terrace.
Addressing the stone pandemic across the Capitol campus takes a team of...

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Blog Posts By 'Franklin Bradley'

October 14, 2014
By: Franklin Bradley
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House Office Buildings laborers like Keith Quick carefully move thousands of boxes and other items among member storerooms every election year.
The House Office Buildings laborers continuously improve service delivery and efficiency, even if they have to face down a wolf to do it.
February 07, 2014
By: Franklin Bradley
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Model of James Madison statue, with sculptor Walker Hancock.
When AOC's Franklin Bradley recently learned that one of the lead characters in the upcoming "Monuments Men" movie, portrayed by John Goodman, was inspired by Walker K. Hancock, an...
March 12, 2013
By: Franklin Bradley
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The East Front of the U.S. Capitol at Dusk
The AOC works to make the Capitol Dome, an enduring symbol of democracy recognized throughout the world, visible to all throughout the night. Learn about this history of the lighting of this iconic...
September 25, 2012
By: Franklin Bradley
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AOC tree surgeon cares for trees on Capitol Grounds
Year round, I often notice Architect of the Capitol employees perched high in the trees above. I love the large, beautiful trees across Capitol Hill—they are longest standing witnesses of the history...
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