North and Central America->United States->District of Columbia->Washington
The White House has served as the personal residence of the President of the United States since 1800. George Washington initially proposed and coordinated the construction of the White House. James Hoban, an Irish-born architect, was the designer.
Keywords: United States, District of Columbia, Washington, residential landscapes, landscapes (environments), social and civic buildings, views, hydraulic structures, federal government. Submitted by Goldie Ludovici.
18th Century (1700 - 1799 CE) 19th Century (1800 - 1899 CE)