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

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In the late 19th century the architectural style of the Thomas Jefferson Building was said to be "Italian Renaissance." Today, it is recognized as a premier example of the Beaux Arts style, which is theatrical, heavily ornamented and kinetic. It is a style perfectly suited to a young, wealthy, and imperialistic nation in its Gilded Age.
The Library of Congress began in 1800 with a small appropriation to buy...

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A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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Generator Progress May 2014
Work is underway at the northwest corner of the Library of Congress John Adams...
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Employee on Capitol Hill

  • Capitol Dome Restoration
  • Work Photography of a Worker repairing the Hart Roof at sunset.
  • Black and White photo of the Cannon House Office Building in 1908
  • Construction workers working on the Olmsted Terrace Stone Preservation