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

Featured

Senators sitting in two story Senate Chamber.
The Senate Chamber is a rectangular, two-story room located in the center of...

Featured

A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

Featured

Clive Atyeo, Gardener, USBG
Information about working for the Architect of the Capitol:

Featured

Dr. Ronnie Coffman, the director of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project.
Learn about the world of wheat from Dr. Ronnie Coffman on September 4 at 6:30 p...

House Office Buildings

The first congressional office buildings were constructed immediately after the turn of the century to relieve overcrowding in the Capitol. Previously, members who wanted office space had to rent quarters or borrow space in committee rooms. The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building, with the Longworth, Rayburn and Ford House Office Buildings being added later to house the growing Congress.

Is a Video: 
Click to Display Video (By selecting this the carousel will NOT display)