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Landing of Columbus
This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach...

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Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

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Photo of Capitol covered in snow
AOC Photographer Chuck Badal gives a behind the scenes look at how some of his...

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Apr 08, 2014
On Tuesday April 8, 2014, Stephen T. Ayers, Architect of the Capitol, testified before the United States Senate Committee...
Mar 12, 2014
On Wednesday, March 12, high winds in the Washington, D.C. area caused electrical power surges that impacted power supply...
Feb 26, 2014
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY...
May 12, 2009
The Office of the Architect of the Capitol has installed new bicycle racks...
Dec 19, 2008
WASHINGTON – The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) has achieved...
Oct 17, 2008
The annual Construction Management Project Achievement Awards program...
Apr 15, 2008
The Architect of the Capitol’s (AOC) Capitol Visitor Center project was...
Jul 10, 2007
WASHINGTON, JULY 10, 2007 – Today, Acting Architect of the Capitol, Stephen...

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