White House

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December 6, 2021

The White House is the main and official residence of the President of the United States of America. It is located in B Lafayette Square, Pennsylvania Street, Washington, DC: 1600, it was built in the late eighteenth century (1792-1800), and was known by this name because it was built of gray limestone. It was won by Irish engineer James Hoppen. Work began in 1792, when the stones were brought from Scotland, and President George Washington supervised its construction, but he did not live in it. The first person to live in it was the second President John Adams in 1800 after the White House opened. It was named by US President Theodore Roosevelt in 1901, and on August 24, 1814, during the War of 1812, when the United States entered the war with Britain during its colonization, British soldiers burned down the White House during the war, leaving only the outer walls, and then the architect James Houben once Another reconstruction of the house in March of 1815, and it took three years to rebuild it. President James Monroe moved into the partially reconstructed White House in October 1817. The south portico was added in 1824 and the north portico in 1829, and President Theodore Roosevelt moved all of his offices to the West Wing in the new building in 1901. Eight years later, President William Howard expanded the West Wing and established the first Oval Office. The attic, located on the third floor, was converted into a residence in 1927, combining the roof with tall skylights. The modern east wing served as a reception area for social events, and both new wings were connected together by Jefferson columns.

Information about the White House

It is in the White House 132 rooms 35 bathrooms 412 doors 147 windows 28 burners 8 stairs 3 elevators and many gardens

Evolution of the Presidential Palace

Sources

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External links

The white egg website

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