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

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In Emanuel Leutze’s mural, a group of pioneers and their train of covered wagons are pictured at the continental divide, looking towards the sunset and the Pacific Ocean. The border depicts vignettes of exploration and frontier mythology. Beneath the central composition is a panoramic view of their destination “Golden Gate,” in San Francisco Bay.
Emanuel Leutze’s mural celebrates the western expansion of the United States....

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A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
Please note: Many of these Capitol Hill buildings are working office buildings...

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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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AOC employees plan renovations to Representative Tammy Duckworth's Office
A team of tradecrafts experts at the AOC transform an office into a completely...

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?

Contact the Senate Superintendent Service Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 202.224.3141.

Online Service Request (must be connected to Capitol Hill network to access link)

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