Our Work

A Tradition of Ingenuity

Our work inspires a nation. We are the artisans, historians, and craftspeople who preserve and maintain the landmark buildings, monuments, art and grounds of the Capitol campus.

Buildings & Grounds

The Capitol campus is made up of more than 18.4 million square feet of facilities, and 570 acres of grounds.

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Projects

We must ensure every visitor to Capitol Hill experiences the grandeur of these historic treasures at their very best.

Our Work

Art & Artists

We are responsible for the care of thousands of works of historical art.

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Stories

New & Noteworthy

Delve deeper into the stories behind the people, art, history and grounds that make up the Capitol.

Behind the Scenes

The Art of Walking Across History

A National Safety Month Reminder: Whether you work on Capitol Hill, are a regular visitor or you are planning to visit for the first time, remember to stay mindful of your surroundings — it is not only safer, you may also spot beautiful things in unexpected places.
Behind the Scenes

Mulch Blower Extraordinaire

On a sunny morning, employees from Capitol Grounds and Arboretum gathered to see a demonstration of a new tool and hear about its benefits.
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A talented employee of an Architect of the Capitol sheet metal shop.

Expertise

Skillful Craftmanship

We serve in diverse roles applying both modern techniques and historical tradecrafts in the care and preservation of the Capitol campus.

Areas of Expertise