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William Henry Powell’s painting of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto
William Henry Powell’s dramatic and brilliantly colored canvas was the last of...

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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Photo of damage to be restored.
The focus of the Rotunda Restoration will be to remove hazardous materials (...

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    U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

    A historic greenhouse containing two courtyard gardens and 10 garden rooms.

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    National Garden

    An urban oasis where visitors are able to experience the beauty and power of nature, while enjoying the inspiring vistas of Capitol Hill.

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    Bartholdi Fountain and Park

    A home landscape demonstration garden showcasing innovative plant combinations in a variety of styles and design themes.

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U.S. Botanic Garden