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United States Capitol - 1846
The history of the United States Capitol Building begins in 1793. Since then,...


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


AOC gardener at the U.S. Botanic Garden
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Ralph Zollicoffer, Painter's Helper at the AOC
“You’ve got to shine,” says Tony Blue, a woodcrafter’s helper working for AOC...

What's New

Sidewalk and Street Repairs

Repairs are occurring across Capitol Hill to replace sidewalks, repair gutters and curbs, and pave streets that have reached the end of their serviceable life. Throughout this project signs and other safety devices will direct pedestrians to alternative paths. The map below provides an up-to-date look at current and planned repairs.


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Capitol Grounds