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Longworth House Office Building
Completed in the spring of 1933, the Longworth House Office Building is the...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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Warehouses in Fort Meade, Maryland store items such as statues that were once displayed on the East Front of the Capitol.
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for managing all of the buildings...

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Blog Posts By 'Michael McDonald'

February 14
By: Michael McDonald
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Louise and Robert Pearl at the exact moment of their engagement in front of the Ford Building.
For 10 years, I have walked through the doors of the 3rd Street entrance to the Ford Building, never knowing that right outside those very same doors — 72 years ago — something happened that greatly...