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View of a typical Presidential inaugural ceremony.
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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
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Capitol Visitor Center Receives Craftsmanship Awards

The Architect of the Capitol’s (AOC) Capitol Visitor Center project was recognized by the Washington Building Congress with several 2008 Craftsmanship Awards. Teams of skilled tradesmen were recognized for displaying exceptional skill in their fields, including door and hardware fabrication, skylight design and installation, exterior hardscape installation, and stone masonry.

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AOC Signs Collective Bargaining Agreement with Union

WASHINGTON, JULY 10, 2007 – Today, Acting Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, signed into force and effect a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Office of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 626, representing approximately 500 laborers, custodians, gardeners, and other non-skilled workers in the House and Senate Office Buildings, U.S. Capitol Building, and the U.S. Botanic Garden.

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