This drawing, which is oriented with east at the top, shows the arrangement of drives, paths, trees, fountains, and terraces that Olmsted created at the Capitol beginning in 1874. The outline of the Capitol inc... more
After years of debate, it was decided to move the Botanic Garden to its present site on Maryland Avenue. At the cornerstone laying, Senator Simeon C. Fess, Chairman of the Joint Committee on the Library, holds ... more
Currently 28 AOC employees teach 15 short courses at Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School in Northeast Washington, D.C.
An image looking up from the statue of George Washington in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Building, showing Constantino Brumidi's fresco, the Apotheosis of Washington...More details at www.aoc.gov/capitol-bui... more
The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC. Six acres in size, it occupies over half of the area called Union Square. It is set into a plaza that includes, ... more