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


Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...


Georgia Shaw working as an AOC draftsman
Georgia Shaw was the first woman hired by the AOC as a draftsman, leading to a...


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


The bronze Raoul Wallenberg Bust stands 20 inches in height and is located in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center.
Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish humanitarian who worked at his country's legation in Budapest during... More »
The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted during the period 1874-1892.
Originally a wooded wilderness, the U.S. Capitol Grounds now provide a park-like setting for the... More »


Photo of the First Nail ceremony on September 21, 2016.
Today, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, joined members of the Joint... More »
Preservation Day - Save the Date! Friday, September 23, 2016
When the 89th United States Congress passed the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, it... More »
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