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Supreme Court of the United States
Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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Dr. William Thornton
 The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Capitol Power Plant
Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol, announced on June 6...

U.S. Capitol Building

The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the eastern end of the National Mall on a plateau 88 feet above the level of the Potomac River. Learn about the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol Building here, and take an interactive look at the building through the Architect's Virtual Capitol.

For information on touring the U.S. Capitol building visit: www.visitthecapitol.gov.

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