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Capitol Christmas Tree 2013
The regular practice of displaying a Christmas tree on the Capitol Grounds is...

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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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East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
AOC’s annual Performance and Accountability Report provides the results of the...

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AOC Capitol jurisdiction decorative painters create a faux marble fireplace.
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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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