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


Lying in State of President Gerald Ford in the rotunda.
The Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol has been considered the most suitable place...


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...


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


The figure of Liberty in the Apotheosis of George Washington is depicted wearing a Liberty Cap
The liberty cap was the symbol of freedom and liberty commonly used in the 19th...

What's New

  • Capitol Dome Restoration
  • Juan Sandoval and Jose Hernandez using a lewis to remove stones from Olmsted Terrace.
  • Cannon Renewal Project


Get the latest information on AOC projects taking place across Capitol Hill.


InstaMeet event photo.
Find out about events you can attend when visiting Capitol Hill.

Our Blog

Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur.
Read a blog about the art, architecture and work on Capitol Hill written by AOC’s experts.