The White House
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Architect James Hoban
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Location Washington, D.C.,   map
Date 1793 to 1801, burned 1814, porticos 1824 to 1829   timeline
Building Type large house, presidential residence, government building
 Construction System cut stone bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban, U.S. Capitol
Style Georgian Neoclassical
Notes Official residence of the President of the United States of America, for the last 200 years.


Photo, exterior overview, facade and lawn.

Photo, exterior overview, looking north across grounds, historical

Photo panorama, showing main facade in context, circa 1909





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Discussion The White House Commentary

Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Sources on The White House


Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about The White House


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