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Sculpted pediments on the US Supreme Court Building tell allegories of justice and mercy.
US Supreme Court in Washington, DC

US Supreme Court in Washington, DC

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The US Supreme Court
Built:
1928 - 1935
Style: Neoclassical
Architect: Cass Gilbert

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Architect Cass Gilbert borrowed from the architecture of ancient Rome when he designed the US Supreme Court Building. The Neoclassical style was chosen to reflect democratic ideals.

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