By Patrick Phillips-Schrock, foreword by James Archer Abbott
Formerly known as the President's House, then the Executive Mansion, and now the White House, this famous structure has fascinating architectural history of ongoing change. The white-painted facade of James Hoban's original structure has been added to and strengthened for more than 200 years, and its interior is a repository of some of America's greatest treasures.This meticulous history captures each stage of the White House's architectural and decorative evolution.
Hardcover, 224 pages, 325 photographs, diagrams, and illustrations.
: .9 x 8.7 x 11.3 inches