Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Dirksen Senate Office Building is a seven-story building faced in marble.
The Dirksen Senate Office Building was the second of three office buildings...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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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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The Capitol Crypt, which now houses statuary and exhibitions, was once used as an informal storage space where bicycles were parked, seen here circa 1900.
The term “crypt” has long referred to a space beneath the main floor of a...

Senate Superintendent's Office

Senate Superintendent's Office

Senate Superintendent's Office

Working around the clock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the men and women of the AOC Senate Superintendent Office are dedicated to serving the United States Senate by ensuring the historic fabric of the buildings are maintained while meeting modern and evolving workplace needs.

The Senate Superintendent’s Office, led by Superintendent Takis Tzamaras, is comprised of a variety of skills and trades including the operation of the air conditioning, cleaning, labor, electrical, elevator, fire/electronics, health and fitness facilities, masonry, painting and refinishing, plumbing, sheet metal, subway, furniture, upholstery, and wood crafting.

These skilled tradespersons work behind the scenes providing services to the Senate that include: ensuring a safe and comfortable indoor environment; preserving historic structures; maintenance, repair, and construction; and furnishing and care of office suites.

The three primary Senate office buildings, outside of the U.S. Capitol, total more than 2.7 million square feet and include the Russell, Dirksen and Hart Senate Office Buildings.

Need Assistance?
Senate Superintendent Service Center: 202.224.3141
24 hours a day, seven days a week
Online Service Request (must be connected to Capitol Hill network to access link)

 

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