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The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...

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A current view of the U.S. Capitol, Room HB-29, which once served as a bakery during the Civil War.
Take a look back at the U.S. Capitol's baking operations during the Civil...
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Evolution of Women in Art at the U.S. Capitol

By Michele Cohen, Ph.D.

An in-depth look at the evolution of women in art at the U.S. Capitol.

Close-up detail photo with Statue of Freedom during conservation in 1993.
July 29, 2015
Accessibility was a key component of the design of the Capitol Visitor Center, and we are proud to welcome visitors from all over the United States and the world.More »
AOC's Kevin Mulshine is proud to help others by being a blood donor.
March 4, 2012
While most people can be blood donors, only five percent of the eligible population actually donates — making AOC's Kevin and Gloria true heroes, even if they don't consider their efforts extraordinary. More »
Pickford Theater in the Madison Building.
July 28, 2015
Find out how our architects work the ADA into historic buildings on the Capitol Campus, given they were built before accessibility needs were recognized.More »
Photo of AOC's Buddy Paddy by the sign for Champ House.
April 21, 2014
This AOC Tree Surgeon spends his days caring for the trees on Capitol Grounds and his evenings are spent in much the same way, helping others in hopes of seeing them live longer, healthier lives.More »
AOC Capitol Building jurisdiction employee proudly sporting their bump caps.
July 11, 2018
Read how this cool cap is keeping Capitol Building employees safer.More »
October 22, 2014
Edmonds hopes to leave behind a legacy that exemplifies how important it is to take time to recognize those in need and make a difference.More »
May 14, 2018
Celebrating the men and women of the United States Capitol Police who put their lives on the line to protect America's beacon of democracy.More »
December 17, 2012
Sharon Gang, Communications & Marketing Manager for the Capitol Visitor Center, reflects on her first job on Capitol Hill, and how the lessons learned there stick with her to this day.More »
July 13, 2015
The Capitol Visitor Center provides many accessibility services from shuttles, ramps and escalators to touchable objects and open captioning.More »
April 25, 2016
Our team actively works as ambassadors for energy reduction within the Library of Congress buildings, while helping maintain their invaluable and irreplaceable collection.More »
AOC's LaTisha Williams, custodial worker supervisor in the House Office Buildings Day Cleaning division.
May 16, 2018
LaTisha Williams finds and gives encouragement by serving with her community church.More »
December 23, 2013
Take a look back at some of our top stories from 2013.More »

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