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The sun shining on the Ionic Columns on the Longworth House Office Building.
The Ionic column is typically identified by its capital, which includes large...

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

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An AOC worker mowing the grass on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Nitrate vault at the Library of Congress Packard Campus
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is responsible for managing all of the...

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July 21 By: Sharon Gang 3 Comments
Anne Frank Tree and marker planted in the ground in front of the Capitol
Anne Frank Tree arrives on Capitol Grounds
May 20 By: Sharon Gang 0 Comments
AOC employee working on touching up columns in Statuary Hall
Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the House Chamber, look closely.
May 12 By: Matt Guilfoyle 0 Comments
AOC working cleaning the National Garden
Conceived as an outdoor laboratory for gardening in harmony with natural ecosystems, the National Garden opened to the public on October 1, 2006. It provides “living laboratories” for environmental,...
May 08 By: Erin Nelson 3 Comments
Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an eclectic mix of professions. Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur, has perhaps one of the most unique and least visible jobs on the Hill.
Meet the Capitol's Carillonneur

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