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

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bust is a bronze sculpture that is 36 inches high on a 66-inch high Belgian black marble base.
The bust of Martin Luther King, Jr has been on display in the Capitol Rotunda...

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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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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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The AOC is responsible for nearly 600,000 square feet of windows
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 square...
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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.