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Russell Senate Office Building
The Russell Senate Office Building (built 1903-1908) is the oldest of the...

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Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Capitol Carillonneur
Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an...

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Cannon House Office Building
Status: Planned Building: House Office Buildings

Due to its advanced age, the House of Representatives is in the early planning stages for a top-to-bottom renewal of the Cannon Building. The AOC has assembled a team of in-house experts and consultants who are working with House leaders to define key aspects of the project. Construction for the Cannon Renewal Project is anticipated to begin in 2015.

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East Front Plaza Repairs
Status: Completed Building: United States Capitol

AOC is making repairs to expansion joints on the East Front Plaza of the Capitol near the plaza entrance at First St. and East Capitol. The work is expected to be complete by July 2014.

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John Adams Building Monumental Door
Status: Completed Building: U.S. Library of Congress

AOC is replacing the original, historic bronze doors of the Library of Congress John Adams Building to be compliant with fire, security and ADA codes. The new door design incorporates cast glass panels mounted within a bronze framework that reference the artistic heritage of the original doors by recreating the original, historic bronze reliefs in kiln-cast glass. The kiln-formed sculptural glass was made from molds taken off the original door sculptures.

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Olmsted Fountain
Status: Completed Building: Capitol Grounds
Olmsted Fountains basins on the East Front Plaza will be cleaned this spring More »

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