The mansion itself covers 55,000 square feet.
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The White House is an iconic center of power that has hosted presidents, their guests, staff, and tourists for two centuries.
President Joe Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi Biden, is getting married at the historic presidential mansion.
As a modern landmark, the White House is surprisingly small. These photos illustrate the layout, floor plans, and makeup of the building.
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President Joe Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi Biden, is getting married at the White House on November 19 to Peter Neal. Their wedding, which will take place on the South Lawn, will be the 19th wedding at the historic home.
“Peter and I are endlessly grateful to my Nana and Pop for the opportunity to celebrate our wedding at the White House,” Naomi Biden tweeted on April 4.
The presidential mansion has been a symbol of the US president’s executive authority since John Adams and first lady Abigail moved in 218 years ago. Its iconic porticos, halls, and rooms have witnessed several administrations and countless guests, including tourists, celebrities, and heads of state. Past presidents have called it “the best public housing” and a “gilded cage”.
After receiving either a high-profile invitation to an official event or clearance from a local representative for a tour, visitors to the mansion might be surprised at its modest scale, especially compared to the massive monuments and museums that sit a few blocks away.
See the decades-old architecture and decorations that make up the historic White House.
The White House is considerably larger in reputation than physical space when compared to other major landmarks across the US.A magnolia tree blossoms on the South Lawn.
Source: White House Historical Association, Architectural Digest
An 18-acre enclosed area keeps the mansion at a distance from the public on the street in the heart of Washington, DC.
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Source: White House Historical Association
From the street, it looks far away, but looms large.1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
The mansion’s iconic features are obvious symbols that the mansion has been a center of power for more than 200 years, but they might be less grand than visitors expect.The White House is reflected in a puddle on March 22, 2019, amid news that special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and …read more
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