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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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IG team in Bartholdi Park.
The Architect of the Capitol's Office of Inspector General (OIG) promotes...

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Plant tours at the U.S. Botanic Garden
During a walking tour of the Conservatory, Beth Burrous will feature poisonous...

Blog Posts By 'Franklin Bradley'

October 22, 2015
By: Franklin Bradley
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Associate architects from DeWitt, Poor, Swanke, Shelton & Almond selecting materials for exterior of Library of Congress Madison Building.
Today, a Congressional Gold Medal will be presented in recognition of the Monuments Men. Here, we highlight just a few of these heroes with their accomplishments seen on Capitol Hill, from the...
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...
May 23, 2013
By: Franklin Bradley
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Melvin Wells has applied what they learned at SOME to excel at AOC.
AOC's partnership with So Others Might Eat (SOME) helps "empower people out of homelessness and poverty" with their Center for Employment Training.
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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