The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.


Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...


Decorative Painter Ben Roberts plies his trade by enhancing the beauty of the buildings on Capitol Hill.
Find out how AOC's painters use tricks of the trade to turn wood into...


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


Senators sitting in two story Senate Chamber.
The Senate met in a semicircular room of the U.S. Capitol's north wing from 1819 until this new... More »
One of several murals Designed by renowned artist Allyn Cox (1896-1982). These murals that include historical scenes, portraits and maps related to the development and growth of the United States.
The murals of the Cox Corridors are set within an architectural framework of pilasters and trompe l... More »


Supermoon rises over the Statue of Freedom on evening of June 22, 2013.
Working on Capitol Hill you hear your fair share of myths, mysteries and folklore about the... More »
Landing of Columbus fresco by Brumidi.
It's been more than 500 years since Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in search of a... More »
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