Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, preserving America's Capitol, and inspiring memorable experiences

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Brumidi Corridors
The vaulted, ornately decorated corridors on the first floor of the Senate...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Small Business Program
Information for Small Businesses interested in doing business with the...

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East Front Plaza Repairs
AOC is making repairs to expansion joints on the East Front Plaza of the...

History

Construction of the U.S. Capitol Building began in 1793 atop Jenkins’ Hill, now often referred to as “Capitol Hill.” Since then many additional buildings have been constructed around this site to serve Congress and the Supreme Court. The last major addition being the Capitol Visitor Center, completed in 2008.

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