The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) Library Buildings and Grounds jurisdiction is responsible for the life-cycle operation, maintenance, development and stewardship of the Library of Congress facilities and surrounding grounds.

The jurisdiction's real property assets span 4.4 million square feet of space and include the Jefferson, Adams and Madison buildings on Capitol Hill; the Packard Campus for AudioVisual Conservation in Culpeper, Virginia; the Library Collections Storage Facilities on the 100-acre campus at Fort Meade, Maryland; and other leased facilities. 

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Contact the Library of Congress Superintendent's Office 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 202.707.5157 or submit an Online Work Request Form (must be connected to Capitol Hill network to access link).


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Fire Egress at the Library of Congress

The Architect of the Capitol's Construction Division with the support of the AOC Library Buildings and Grounds jurisdiction worked together to complete the Fire Door Improvements project.
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Sowing the Seeds of Victory

At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the United States remained on the sidelines as America continued to engage in commerce with European countries on both sides of the conflict.

A talented employee of an Architect of the Capitol sheet metal shop.


Skillful Craftmanship

We serve in diverse roles applying both modern techniques and historical tradecrafts in the care and preservation of the Capitol campus.

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