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Burial of DeSoto frieze
Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto died of a fever while searching for gold in...

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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Lei-Making for Kamehameha
Come learn about Hawaiian traditions and culture. Watch as the Hawaii State...

Projects

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    Current Restoration Work

    The final painting phase of the Dome Restoration Project is complete at the lantern level.

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    New U.S. Capitol Dome Cupola Windows

    Watch as new glass is rolled and trimmed to replace these badly damaged, unstable historical windows.

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    Expert Metalwork Revealed in Restoration

    See how the work to re-create decorative ornaments on the Dome is done.

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    Rotunda Interior Restoration

    The entire scaffolding system, including art protection, is expected to remain in the Rotunda through late summer 2016.

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U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration Project