A group of visitors walking in in front of the Capitol Building
Building, Infrastructure, People The Architect of the Capitol is committed to...


Rose in bloom at the National Garden in 2012
Beautiful, versatile, timeless, the rose is the United States national flower....


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


The painting of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  by John Trumbull.
The blue sky filled with dark clouds and the broken cannon suggest the battles that led to this... More »
Brumidi Corridors
Burmidi Hall Continued


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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