[The White House & President"s Park]

comprehensive design plan summary
  • 24 Pages
  • 3.94 MB
  • English

U.S. National Park Service , [Washington, D.C
White House (Washington, D.C.), Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Washington (D.C.), President"s Park (Washington, D.C.), Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures
Other titlesWhite House and President"s Park, Comprehensive design plan summary
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14504792M

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The White House at Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, was originally constructed betweenand was the work of James Hoban. It was reconstructed in after being burned by British soldiers during the War of The White House tour is free of charge.

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