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Preparing for the Moment Opportunity Knocks

By Erin Nelson

Employee spotlight on an AOC elevator mechanic who started as a night shift laborer in the U.S. Capitol and has continued to rise through the ranks.

Paul Miller (left) and Anderson Alleyne (right) are two AOC employees that embody its mission to serve, preserve and inspire.
Restoring the windows of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
February 12, 2019
Preservation allows the building to retain much of its original character and charm, while increasing the building's functionality for those who work and visit within its walls.More »
Condition of the stone on the Russell Building pre-restoration.
January 11, 2018
Stone preservation will continue to be a priority of the AOC as the best way to maintain the buildings across the Capitol campus is to constantly monitor them.More »
December 18, 2018
How a successful immigrant family left their mark on the U.S. Capitol campus, and the AOC's work to clean and preserve a historic treasure.More »
April 5, 2016
By deploying this construction best practice, the Cannon Renewal Project will save a tremendous amount of natural resources, require less manpower and result in savings to the American taxpayer. More »
November 7, 2016
Those dedicated to managing the operation of the 10-year, five-phased Cannon Renewal discuss the project and what leadership means to them.More »
August 6, 2012
What had previously been an unusable outdoor tennis court on the Dirksen Senate Office Building roof was transformed by plantings.More »
Ground penetrating radar drawing.
July 8, 2015
The Cannon Renewal team is using ground penetrating radar to help workers see what's inside the concrete of the Cannon Building.More »
Russell Senate Office Building 2010
May 13, 2010
To keep it in tip-top condition, the AOC spent some time studying the building's exterior in preparation to clean, repair and restore the exterior envelope of this historic Senate Office Building.More »

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