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

Featured

Hart Senate Office Building
The Hart Senate Office Building is the third office structure designed and...

Featured

Capitol Visitor Center
The Office of Congressional Accessibility Services (OCAS) provides a variety...

Featured

Spring 2014 Cover Image
The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

Featured

Statue of John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr.
Visitors to the Capitol are often drawn to the "big ticket" items,...

What's New

our blog

Posted on September 16
Categories:
Cara holding her chocolate tree.
With Sprouts at the U.S. Botanic Garden, children learn about the magical world of plants.
0 Comments |  Add comment
February 04 By: Kristen Frederick 0 Comments
AOC General Counsel Jason Baltimore
Kristen Frederick, AOC congressional liaison, sits down with Jason Baltimore, AOC’s first African American general counsel, to discuss what brought him to the Architect of the Capitol and what...
January 29 By: AOC Curator Office 0 Comments
The figure of Liberty in the Apotheosis of George Washington is depicted wearing a Liberty Cap
The liberty cap was the symbol of freedom and liberty commonly used in the 19th century and is seen in many places in the United States Capitol.
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.
January 15 By: Chuck Badal 0 Comments
Photo of Capitol covered in snow
AOC Photographer Chuck Badal gives a behind the scenes look at how some of his favorite photos of the Capitol were captured — from the roof of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building.

Pages

Printer-friendly version