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Bartholdi Fountain
In 1877 the United States paid $6,000 for an iron fountain sculpted by...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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

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Generator Progress May 2014
Work is underway at the northwest corner of the Library of Congress John Adams...
  • About the U.S. Capitol
  • Apotheosis of Washington
  • Neoclassical Architecture on Capitol Hill
  • About the Grounds

Architecture

Architecture
Learn about the architecture of U.S. Capitol Building and the other buildings and grounds on Capitol Hill.

Art

George Washington Art
The works of art on Capitol Hill reflect the development of the United States and the Congress.

Capitol Grounds

Capitol Grounds
The U.S. Capitol Grounds are approximately 274 acres featuring beautiful views and monuments.

Facts

Facts
Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Capitol Hill.