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History of the Capitol Grounds
Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed the U.S. Capitol Grounds in...

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

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Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Sarracenia leucophylla x alata photo.
Learn about carnivorous plants on September 6 at 10:30 a.m.

U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court met in the Capitol Building from 1801 until its own building was completed and occupied in 1935. An additional building, named for Thurgood Marshall, opened in 1992 to house agencies that support the work of the U.S. Federal Courts.

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