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

Featured

The Madison Building serves both as the Library's third major structure and as this nation's official memorial to President James Madison.
Opened in 1980, measuring 500 feet wide and 400 feet deep, the Madison...

Featured

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...

Featured

An AOC worker mowing the grass on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

Featured

Photo of US Capitol Building made of plant materials.
The U.S. Botanic Garden’s annual holiday exhibit is on display November 27...

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.

Is a Video: 
0