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

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A black and white photograph of the United States Capitol in 1846.
The history of the United States Capitol Building begins in 1793. Since then,...

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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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AOC members holding the Historic Preservation Award that they received
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

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Letterpress Print of a leaf
Learn to turn local invasive weeds into useful materials on October 12 at 1:30...

Resources for Media

Resources for Media

The resources below are available for download and use by media.

Please credit: "Architect of the Capitol"

Project Updates

Dome Images

Download full image collection. (573 MB, zip file)
Zip file that contains high resolution images, including: Dome damage photos and historic images.

Browse and download individual images.

Rotunda Protection Work

Graphics

Download full graphic collection. (19.9 MB, zip file)
Zip file that contains high resolution graphics, including: infographics and renderings of scaffolding.

Browse and download individual graphics.

Video

Download high resolution videos. (1.27 GB, zip file)
Zip file that contains b-roll of "lock and stitch" work done during the 2012 Dome Skirt Restoration and animation of scaffolding construction for the current Dome Restoration Project.

Browse additional videos available for embedding.

Background Information

Contact Info

Justin Kieffer
Senior Communications Specialist

202.226.7102
jkieffer@aoc.gov