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

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The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room located 96 feet in diameter and 180 feet in height located in the center of the United States Capitol on the second floor.
The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room 96 feet in diameter...

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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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Photo of the East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building looking North to South.
AOC's annual Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) provides the results...

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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...

Strategic Initiatives

  • Black and white historic photograph of the Capitol Dome being built
    Commencing with the installation of the Capitol’s cornerstone in 1793, the...
     
  • The Architect of the Capitol has a commitment to providing high quality service to its customers.
    The Architect of the Capitol has a commitment to providing high quality...
     
  • The highest priority for the Architect of the Capitol is the safety of its employees, Capitol Hill building occupants and visitors.
    The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the safety of visitors and...
     

Although the AOC can trace its roots to the setting of the Capitol’s cornerstone in 1793, it is imperative that the AOC continue to transform into a forward thinking, collaborative, and innovative organization. In this spirit, the AOC continues to pursue a number of important strategic initiatives that will continue to improve service to Congress, the Supreme Court and ensuring we are maximizing the resources provide by the American people.

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