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.
Images

 


Photo, exterior overview, facade and lawn.

Photo, exterior overview, looking north across grounds, historical

Photo panorama, showing main facade in context, circa 1909
Drawings

 


Engraving

Engraving

Engraving

Engraving
Contributions appreciated.

Discussion The White House Commentary

Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Resources
Sources on The White House

 

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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Web Resources
Links on The White House

The White House Virtual TourAt the official site, www.whitehouse.gov.

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