Photograph of people walking outside on a Self-Guided Tour of Capitol Hill
Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.


Ten Steps to Energy Savings and Sustainability for your Office
The Architect of the Capitol’s Legacy of Sustainability began with the setting...


A garden gnome placed in an open "tiny" door in the U.S. Capitol.
Guesses for what is behind the Capitol Building's smallest doors are as...


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


An image of the Small Senate Rotunda Chandelier made of crystal and bronze.
The chandelier hanging in the Small Senate Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol has attracted attention ever... More »
The Hall of Columns takes its name from the 28 fluted, white marble columns that line the corridor.
The capitals in the Hall of Columns are a variation on the Corinthian order, incorporating not only... More »


One of 330 Capitol Hill elevators maintained by the AOC.
Before I started my research for this article, I had already outlined it in my head. An... More »
The restored Capitol Dome.
This morning, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, announced that the first... More »
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