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Old Senate Chamber designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, this room was home to the U.S. Senate from 1819 until 1859 and later to the U.S. Supreme Court from 1860-1935.
Located north of the Capitol Rotunda is the richly decorated Old Senate...

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A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
AOC’s annual Performance and Accountability Report provides the results of the...

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Sarracenia leucophylla x alata photo.
Learn about carnivorous plants on September 6 at 10:30 a.m.

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Blog Posts By 'Alesia Call'

April 01
By: Alesia Call
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West Front of Capitol in March
Here at the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), our challenge is unique – we must maintain aging, iconic buildings while adapting to state-of-the-art technology and increasing responsiveness to...
January 07
By: Alesia Call
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Reduction in Energy Consumption FY 2007-2012
The Architect of the Capitol's Sustainability, Energy and Water Conservation Division is pleased to report that the AOC achieved and exceeded our annual energy reduction goal for FY 2012! This...
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