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Members of the House of Representatives sit in unassigned armchairs arranged in a semicircle on tiered platforms that face the Speaker's rostrum. Behind the rostrum is a frontispiece with Ionic columns made of black Italian marble with white Alabama marble capitals. An American flag occupies the center and is flanked by two bronze faces. The chamber's lower walls are walnut paneled with intervening light grey Genevieve Sheldorado marble pilasters. A gallery for visitors and the press corps rings the chamber
The House Chamber, also known as the "Hall of the House of Representatives,"...

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Screenshot of Google Maps image of United States Capitol and surrounding areas.
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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An AOC worker mowing the grass on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Eric Dinerstein, Director, Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions, RESOLVE posing with some plants
Learn why some species are so scarce and others are so common November 13 at 2...

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People

Architect of the Capitol
Photo portrait of Christine A. Merdon, PE, CCM
Chief Operating Officer
Photographic portrait of Anna Franz
Director, Planning and Project Management
Photographic portrait of Ari Novy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, U.S. Botanic Garden
Photographic portrait of Beth Plemmons
Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services
Photographic portrait of Carlos G. Elias
Superintendent, Capitol Building
Photographic portrait of Christopher Potter
Director, Utilities and Power Plant Operations
Photographic portrait of David W. Ferguson
Chief Administrative Officer
A photographic portrait of Jason Baltimore
General Counsel
A photographic portrait of Kenneth A. Eads
Director, Office of Security Programs
A photographic portrait of Kevin Mulshine
Inspector General
A photographic portrait of Larry Brown, Superintendent of Library Buildings and Grounds
Superintendent, Library Buildings and Grounds
A photographic portrait of Mark Reed
Acting Director, Communications and Congressional Relations
A photographic portrait of Michael G. Turnbull
Assistant Architect of the Capitol
A photographic portrait of Susan Adams
Director, Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs
A photographic portrait of Takis Tzamaras
Superintendent, Senate Office Buildings
A photographic portrait of Theodore R. Bechtol
Superintendent, Capitol Grounds
A photographic portrait of Tom Carroll
Chief Financial Officer
A photographic portrait of Trent Wolfersberger
Facility Manager, Supreme Court Building and Grounds
A photographic portrait of William M. Weidemeyer
Superintendent, House Office Buildings