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

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The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the Dome of the United States Capitol.
The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the...

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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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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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The AOC is responsible for nearly 600,000 square feet of windows
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 square...
  •  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.