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

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A view of The vaulted, ornately decorated corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing in the U.S. Capitol Building are called the Brumidi Corridors in honor of Constantino Brumidi, the Italian artist who designed the murals and the major elements.
The vaulted, ornately decorated corridors on the first floor of the Senate...

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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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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 Capitol Crypt, which now houses statuary and exhibitions, was once used as an informal storage space where bicycles were parked, seen here circa 1900.
The term “crypt” has long referred to a space beneath the main floor of a...
  •  The United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. against a blue sky background.
  • Apotheosis of Washington fresco
  • Outside view of The U.S. Supreme Court Building that was modeled after classical Roman temples.
  • The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted during the period 1874-1892.

Art

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