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

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The Architect's Virtual Capitol
Explore the buildings of Capitol Hill through a historic timeline, videos and...

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Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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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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Masons work on Olmsted Terrace Steps
AOC is undertaking a project to repair, clean and preserve the Olmsted Terrace...

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus relief
Francisco Iardella
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Sandstone
1824
Capitol Rotunda, above Surrender of General Burgoyne painting

Last Updated: October 10, 2014