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Ionic Columns
The Ionic column is typically identified by its capital, which includes large...

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

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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Masons work on Olmsted Terrace Steps
AOC is undertaking a project to repair, clean and preserve the Olmsted Terrace...

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November 30 By: Sharon Gang 0 Comments
Capitol Visitor Center Opening Ceremony
On December 2, the Capitol Visitor Center celebrates its four-year anniversary. Sharon Gang, the third member of the CVC's operations staff, reflects back to the opening four years ago.
November 26 By: Susanne Bledsoe 0 Comments
Bartholdi Fountain, 40mm, 200 ISO, f/14, 5 seconds
Each month AOC’s photography branch will break down an iconic photo of Capitol Hill and share tips and tricks for snapping beautiful images at the Capitol. This month AOC photographer Susanne Bledsoe...
November 26 By: Lori Taylor 0 Comments
2012 Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at U.S. Capitol
The Capitol Christmas tree has just arrived at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol! This year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce that came all the way from Colorado.
November 09 By: Matt Guilfoyle 1 Comments
Statue of Abraham Lincoln in Rotunda of U.S. Capitol
The recent attention for the movie “Lincoln” produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln draws focus on this remarkable individual, the period in which he...

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