Ten Steps to Energy Savings and Sustainability for your Office
The Architect of the Capitol’s Legacy of Sustainability began with the setting...


Sunset in the Capitol Rotunda.
The U.S. Capitol's rotunda is closed this month to prepare for restoration...


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


Liberty and the Eagle Sculpture is located between in National Statuary Hall (old Hall of the House) 1817 and 1819, this group originally stood above the Speaker's desk when the House of Representatives met in this space.
Placed there between 1817-1819 when the U.S. Capitol was rebuilt after the fire of 1814, she... More »
Old Senate Chamber designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, this room was home to the U.S. Senate from 1819 until 1859 and later to the U.S. Supreme Court from 1860-1935.
Located in the eastern half of the old north wing in the U.S. Capitol, the Old Senate Chamber is a... More »


The United States Capitol Grounds was recently named an accredited arboretum. The grounds are now... More »
Initiated by Historian Carter G. Woodson in 1915, National African American History Month, also... More »
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