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

Featured

The Apotheosis of Washington fresco is suspended 180 feet above the Rotunda floor and  depicts George Washington rising to the heavens in glory, flanked by female figures representing Liberty and Victory/Fame and surrounded by six groups of figures.
Painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the Apotheosis of Washington in the...

Featured

Screenshot of Google Maps image of United States Capitol and surrounding areas.
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

Featured

Small Business Program
Information for Small Businesses interested in doing business with the...

Featured

Touching Up Columns in Statuary Hall
Next time you’re in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near...

What's New

our blog

Posted on October 01
Categories:
Capitol view through spokes.
Quite a few Architect of the Capitol employees commute by bike, forming a group that meets monthly to work on promoting cycling to fellow AOC employees.
0 Comments |  Add comment
September 10 By: Matt Guilfoyle 0 Comments
Flight 93 Memorial Plaque in the U.S. Capitol
For those of us in Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2001, the site of the beautiful Capitol Dome set against bright blue skies on a cool September morning will forever conjure feelings and memories...
July 31 By: Andria Leo 0 Comments
Bill from the Lawn Cycle Stand Manufacturing Co. to the Architect of the Capitol
Parking in Washington, D.C. has always been a challenge, but did you know they have been working to accommodate commuters on Capitol Hill for more than a century?
July 23 By: Stephen T. Ayers 0 Comments
Engraving showing the first dome of the U.S. Capitol, designed by Charles Bulfinch. By William H. Bartlett, circa 1840.
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, remembers one of the major players in the history U.S. Capitol, Charles Bulfinch.
July 17 By: Erin Nelson 0 Comments
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 and grounds on Capitol Hill, but it also maintains several facilities across the National Capital Region, including...

Pages

Printer-friendly version