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Black and white picture of Frederick Law Olmsted  best known for designing the grounds of New York City’s Central Park, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Regarded as the founder of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law...

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Visitor Guide Gives Tour of Rotunda
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Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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AOC Capitol jurisdiction decorative painters create a faux marble fireplace.
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    Supreme Court Building

    Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home for the nation's third branch of government.

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    History of the Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court of the United States met in the U.S. Capitol from 1801 until 1935.

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    Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

    The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building houses agencies that support the work of the United States Federal Courts including the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the United States Sentencing Commission.

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