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Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.

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

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His Holiness Pope Francis addressing the crowds assembled along the West Front.
Multiple jurisdictions worked together to prepare for Pope Francis'...

Projects

Status: Ongoing

Building: Capitol Grounds

This captivating monument is in the midst of a meticulous conservation effort. In 2016, disfiguring corrosion was removed; over 150 castings of missing or broken pieces, from swords to chain links, were reintegrated into the monument. The marble plinths were refurbished, with joints repointed and stains removed. This work on the bronze components and marble pedestals allow viewers to again see the subtle details of the original sculpture.

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Olmsted Fountain

Status: Completed

Building: Capitol Grounds

Olmsted Fountains basins on the East Front Plaza will be cleaned this spring More »



The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Status: Completed

Building: Capitol Grounds

Please be aware of the upcoming annual cleaning of the Capitol Reflecting Pool: November 3-8, 2014. More »



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