When did the Congress first meet in the Capitol Building?
November 17, 1800.
Location on Capitol Campus
The History of the U.S. Capitol
Watch the video or click the link below to learn more about the history, construction, expansion and renovation of the U.S. Capitol Building from 1793 to the present day.
The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) commitment to energy conservation and sustainability has resulted in a reduction of energy use by almost 50 percent across the Capitol campus since 2003.