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Apotheosis of Washington fresco
Painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the Apotheosis of Washington in the...

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A view of the Capitol Visitor Center lit up at night
The Office of Congressional Accessibility Services (OCAS) provides a variety...

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Photo of AOC employee Richard Edmonds.
  The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

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U.S. Marine Band - Wednesday and some Thursday Evenings
U.S. Marine Band - Wednesday and some Thursday Evenings - The 2014 series of...

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Blog Posts Categorized 'Projects'

September 29, 2014
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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 historic preservationists, structural engineers and stonemasons, among others.
October 22, 2013
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View of the U.S. Capitol Dome with light in the windows
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, reflects on the AOC's effort to restore the U.S. Capitol Dome.
March 26, 2013
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The scaffold for the Supreme Court's restoration is wrapped in a scrim enclosure printed with a full-size photograph of the building’s façade.
Take a look behind the scrim at the restoration work underway on the U.S. Supreme Court Building's West Front façade to address deterioration due to age, weather and nature. Take a look behind...
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