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The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted during the period 1874-1892.
The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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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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Sustainable landscaping program SITES, developed by United States Botanic...

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    Vacancy announcements are posted daily Monday through Friday through the AOC's electronic application system.

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    Doing Good: Richard Edmonds

    As a member of Riva Trace Baptist Church and volunteer for their community projects, Edmonds has helped hundreds of families.

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    AOC Employees ExCEL in New Programs

    While the AOC's core mission is to preserve the buildings in our care, we realize that to be successful, preserving knowledge is just as important.

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    AOC Moves the House Office Buildings Storerooms

    When you open a door, you never know what you're going to find.

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