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Photograph of people walking outside on a Self-Guided Tour of Capitol Hill
Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.

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On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Path to the Capitol in Wartime
As a professional commuter, every day I enter my “bubble” – looking at my...

Projects

Olmsted Fountain

Status: Completed

Building: Capitol Grounds

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



Status: Completed

Building: House Office Buildings

A project to modernize the overhead utilities and install new life safety systems in the tunnel between the Rayburn House Office Building and the Capitol Building is expected to last through 2016. The work includes installing fire alarm, sprinkler systems, energy efficient lighting and a new ceiling above the pedestrian walkway.

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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 »



Overhead view of the Russell southeast stairwell, an open staircase serving all floors of the Russell Building.

Status: Completed

Building: Senate Office Buildings

From November 23 through March 2016, the Architect of the Capitol will be performing plaster repair work in the southeast stairwell of the Russell Building. This effort will require the installation of scaffold within the stairwell.

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Calder's Mountains and Clouds sculpture without the clouds portion.

Status: Completed

Building: Senate Office Buildings

The four clouds were lowered to the ground and fully assessed to ensure their structural integrity, including analysis against seismic design considerations.

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U.S. Supreme Court Building

Status: Completed

Building: U.S. Supreme Court

Update: November 4, 2013 — This project has been completed.

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Status: Completed

Building: United States Capitol

The Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building, one of America's great symbols of freedom, needs additional restoration as part of an on-going multi-phased program.

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Bronze lion being restored with Capitol Dome in background.

Status: Completed

Building: Capitol Grounds

The Architect of the Capitol's conservation efforts to restore the bronze monuments of the Grant Memorial located in Union Square began in 2015. Work includes cleaning, waxing, repairing and conserving the existing bronze, and providing new bronze castings of missing... More »




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