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Car of History Clock
This marble sculpture, created in 1819, is among the oldest works of art in...


The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.


The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...


Engraving showing the first dome of the U.S. Capitol, designed by Charles Bulfinch. By William H. Bartlett, circa 1840.
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, remembers one of the...

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