Mary Oehrlein, a preservation officer, shares history and ongoing efforts to protect the U.S. Capitol’s legacy on Leaders and Legends in Government.
Construction work continues in the west wing of the Cannon House Office Building, the oldest congressional building. Phase 1 of the Cannon Renewal Project began in January 2017 and is scheduled to be complete in November.
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Restoration crews have removed the scaffolding from the Capitol Dome, but the Architect of the Capitol still has some finishing touches to complete before the restoration project comes to an end.
Painters act like high-wire artists as restoration work continues on the Capitol Dome.
The Architect of the Capitol is making noticeable progress on its Grant Memorial restoration, with shining bronze statues emerging from under the grime of time.
Architect of the Capitol workers are entering the final stretch in their restoration of the U.S. Capitol Dome. Work needs to be finished by the January 2017 inauguration.
The Architect of the Capitol continues work on the early stages of the Cannon House Office Building Renewal project, focusing on repairs to the basement and the moat area of of the courtyard.
The Cannon House Office Building is undergoing a 10-year restoration. Built in 1908, the building is home to the offices of 142 U.S. representatives across five floors, and includes four committee hearing rooms, the historic Caucus Room, and the Rotunda.
For the first time in over 100 years, the Cannon House Office Building is undergoing a major renovation. The whole process will take approximately 10 years to complete.