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Painting of meeting when Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress
This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of 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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Susan Dworkin photo.
Learn about climate change and staple foods at noon on October 24 at the U.S...

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    Restoring Grant's Glory

    Weather and time have not been kind to the Grant Memorial, but the AOC is working to restore the memorial to its original condition.

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    U.S. Capitol Building Rotunda Restoration

    This effort is planned to begin in late July 2015 and be complete prior to the Presidential Inauguration in January 2017.

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    Bringing Cannon Back to the Future

    High in the sky, about 50 feet above the roof, a crane is peeking out of the Cannon House Office Building.

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    Expert Metalwork Revealed in Restoration of the U.S. Capitol Dome

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

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