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Supreme Court of the United States
Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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    Thomas Jefferson Building

    Based on the Paris Opera House and recognized as a premier example of the Beaux Arts style.

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    James Madison Memorial Building

    The largest library structure in the world and one of the three largest public buildings in the Washington area.

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    Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation

    Housing 6.3 million collection items and nearly 90 miles of shelving.

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    John Adams Building

    This second building constructed for the Library of Congress opened in 1939.

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