Public Notice

Volume 24 of Tholos Magazine Now Available

By aoc staff | December 22, 2022

Articles include spotlights on Senate and House shops, a project update on the Russell Building's courtyard, a feature on the Statue of Freedom and more.

Public Notice

Six Tips for Sledding Safely on Capitol Hill

By aoc staff | December 21, 2022

When a section of the United States Capitol Grounds opens on the West Front for community sledding during daylight hours (dawn to dusk), everyone is invited to join in the fun, but we ask that you remain safe and aware of the area and of workers who are clearing snow and ice.

Public Notice

Volume 23 of Tholos Magazine Now Available

By aoc staff | August 26, 2022

Articles include a highlight on a new agriculture exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden, a behind the scenes look at the Capitol Power Plant, an update on light fixture restoration in the Cannon House Office Building and more.

Public Notice

Volume 22 of Tholos Magazine Now Available

By aoc staff | May 3, 2022

Articles include a feature on energy savings, an employee highlight on the U.S. Botanic Garden, a cool tool for our U.S. Capitol Grounds team and more.

Public Notice

AOC Makes FY 2023 Budget Request to House Committee

By aoc staff | April 28, 2022

Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton testified April 27 in front of the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives.

Public Notice

U.S. Botanic Garden Reopens to Visitors

By aoc staff | April 1, 2022

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) Conservatory reopened to the public today, April 1, marking a full reopening of all areas of the USBG.

Public Notice

Living On, The Olmsted Way

By aoc staff | March 7, 2022

Two trees, Fagus grandifolia (American Beech) and Styphnolobium japonicum (Japanese pagoda), will be removed for safety reasons this spring.

Public Notice

U.S. Capitol Grounds Recognized as Level III Arboretum

By aoc staff | January 26, 2022

The U.S. Capitol Grounds has successfully "branched out" as a significant arboretum — its accreditation was recently increased from Level II to Level III by ArbNet.