The Supreme Court Building is the seat of the Supreme Court of the United States. Completed in 1935, it is situated in Washington, immediately east of the United States Capitol. The building is under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol. The Supreme Court Building is built in the Neoclassical style. The public façade is made of marble quarried from Vermont, and that of the non-public-facing courtyards, Georgia marble. Most of the interior spaces are lined with Alabama marble, except for the Courtroom itself, which is lined with Spanish ivory vein marble.

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Paul Martin (4 months ago)
It's nice to be able to see where the action happens. Be sure to check their website if you are planning to visit as a tourist because the building can be closed. I would have liked to see the cantilevered marble staircases inside.
Mad Mike0082 (5 months ago)
Just love this city and it never gets old seeing all these amazing historical sites.
Bob Rees,Jr (7 months ago)
If you emulate Iowa.. I have lost all faith in America.
Tim Austin (10 months ago)
Fortunate to have visited this history location on a school trip in 2002. I would say this is well worth a visit if you are in the area!
Kai C (13 months ago)
Make sure you join the free lecture given inside the building. The volunteer will take you into this highest court of the Land and give a 30 minute long introduction of the court's history. It is an amazing experience!??????????
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