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

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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...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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

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Capitol view through bicycle spokes.
Quite a few Architect of the Capitol employees commute by bike, forming a group...
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  • The Architect's Virtual Capitol
  • Outside view of The U.S. Supreme Court Building that was modeled after classical Roman temples.
  • The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room located 96 feet in diameter and 180 feet in height located in the center of the United States Capitol on the second floor.
  • The painting of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  by John Trumbull.
  • A black and white photograph of the United States Capitol in 1846.