The Hillwood Herald is the news blog of Hillwood Academic Day School. Written and published by the school’s upper grades (fifth through eighth), this blog tracks student, staff, and family happenings at the school.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Capitol is an architectural masterpiece, holding 600 rooms not to mention tons of art pieces, murals, and statues. Even though construction began in 1793, the Capitol is never really complete, it is a continuos work in progress, always becoming more an more advanced. As of now, the largest part may come as a surprise.
The picture to you left actually shows the Capitol compared to the Capitol's visitor center. The Visitor center is actually three quarters the size of the capitol. 3,000,000 people visit the Capitol by going through the visitor center each year.