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Olmsted Terrace Wall Cleaning and Repairs

Masons work on Olmsted Terrace Steps

Update January 2014: AOC is undertaking a multi-year project to repair, clean and preserve the Olmsted Terrace masonry walls around the Capitol Building. In 2014 the granite and marble masonry at the Senate Capitol north approach steps and west approach wall were cleaned and reconstructed. Work on other areas of the Olmsted Terrace will resume in Spring of 2015.  

 

 

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U.S. Capitol Building
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Ongoing
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Capitol Grounds
Frederick Law Olmsted
Olmsted Terrace
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