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

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

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Award for Excellence in Accountability Reporting presented to the Architect of the Capitol
Architect of the Capitol (AOC) received its third consecutive Certificate of...

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

PRESERVE

The Old Supreme Court Chamber is the first room constructed for the use of the nation's highest judiciary body and was used by the Court from 1810 until 1860. Built by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, it was a significant architectural achievement, for the size and structure of its vaulted, semicircular ceiling were virtually unprecedented in the United States.
A masterpiece of architecture and engineering, the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the U.S. Capitol... More »
The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building as well as a significant example of the Beaux Arts style of architecture.
The first congressional office buildings were constructed immediately after the turn of the century... More »

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Phlox paniculata at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
The heat of summer can be tough on plants. But you can use a few tips from the United States... More »
Up close detail of bronze figure on the Grant Memorial.
The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, star of the House of Cards opening sequence, is undergoing a... More »
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