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 The United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. against a blue sky background.
The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the...

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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One of the Architect of the Capitol's new on-demand shuttle vehicles for the Capitol Visitor Center.
The Capitol Visitor Center provides many accessibility services from shuttles,...

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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 has started a five-phased project that will repair the masonry at the terrace walls.

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