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

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Painting of meeting when Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress
This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the...

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Screenshot of Google Maps image of United States Capitol and surrounding areas.
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

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Capitol Grounds
Outdoor Walking Tours Monday - Saturday at 1 p.m. - The Capitol is set amidst...

Styles

The Capitol buildings and grounds reflect thousands of years of architecture styles. This includes the well-known and iconic neoclassical style of the Capitol to the Art Deco styles of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building. At the Architect of the Capitol, perhaps no other responsibility is as crucial as ensuring these buildings are preserved in the awe-inspiring manner in which they were first conceived and constructed.

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