Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

Featured

Cannon House Office Building
The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest...

Featured

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

Featured

Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

Featured

Tour highlights.
Come explore the wonderful world of wheat during this joint program between the...

What's New

Blog Posts By 'Stephen T. Ayers'

October 22
By: Stephen T. Ayers
3 Comments
U.S. Capitol Dome
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, reflects on the AOC's effort to restore the U.S. Capitol Dome.
July 23
By: Stephen T. Ayers
0 Comments
Engraving showing the first dome of the U.S. Capitol, designed by Charles Bulfinch. By William H. Bartlett, circa 1840.
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, remembers one of the major players in the history U.S. Capitol, Charles Bulfinch.
February 08
By: Stephen T. Ayers
1 Comments
State of the Union - Jauary 24, 2012
Every winter, Congress has the honor of welcoming the President of the United States to the U.S. Capitol for the annual State of the Union Address. Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects...
January 22
By: Stephen T. Ayers
0 Comments
The AOC is responsible for nearly 600,000 square feet of windows
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 square feet of windows – of all different shapes, size and age – cared for by the AOC.
Printer-friendly version