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National Statuary Hall, also known as the Old Hall of the House, is the large, two-story, semicircular room south of the Rotunda.
National Statuary Hall, also known as the Old Hall of the House, is the large...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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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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East front of the Capitol.
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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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Capitol Grounds