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.


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 »
The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC.
The Capitol Reflecting Pool was included in master plans for the Washington Mall area prepared by... 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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