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The Summerhouse, a hexagon-shaped brick structure set into the sloping hillside of the West Front lawn on the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol Building, has offered rest and shelter to travelers for over a century.
The Summerhouse, a hexagon-shaped brick structure set into the sloping...

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
This special exhibit at the Capitol Visitor Center is on display now through...

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Jun 10, 2015
Sustainable landscaping program SITES, developed by United States Botanic...
May 26, 2015
The 2015 series of concerts will be inaugurated by the Navy Band on Monday...
Apr 27, 2015
April 27 is the 193rd anniversary of the birth of Ulysses S. Grant, and...
Apr 17, 2015
Here at the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), our challenge is unique – we...

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