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The sun shining on the Ionic Columns on the Longworth House Office Building.
The Ionic column is typically identified by its capital, which includes large...

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

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

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Instagrammers in the Olmsted Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
Early on this beautiful September morning, a group of Instagrammers came...

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    Saving Life & Limb: AOC Arborists

    Their official job titles are Tree Surgeon and they work to keep their patients alive for hundreds of years.

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    Grant Memorial Restoration

    Starting spring 2015, the AOC will begin conservation efforts to restore the bronze monuments of the Grant Memorial located in Union Square.

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    Meet the Carillonneur of the Capitol

    Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur, has perhaps one of the most unique and least visible jobs on the Hill.

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    Olmsted Terrace Preservation

    The AOC is starting a five-phased project that will repair the masonry at the terrace walls.

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