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America White House building in Washington, D.C., United States

The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. and has been the residence of every U.S. President since John Adams in 1800.

The White House was built in year 1792 and completed in year 1800. James Hoban who designer was inspired by Leinster House in Dublin Ireland. The architecture of the White House is like neo-classical Federal or Greek Roman Roman Federal Revival Architecture with a mixture of neoclassical style and Federal style so this is like an authentic American architecture. The first person who stay in the white house was John Adams who was the second president of the United States at that time. By stayed on November 1, 1800.

The White House has 6 floors on consisting of 2 basements, ground floor, first floor, second floor and third floor with western wing and east wing on the side. There are 132 rooms, 35 tennis courts, basketball courts, small golf course, bowling alley, cinema, running track and 1 swimming pool with a total living area about ​​5,100 square meters.

On basement has two floors filled with control rooms in the White House such as water systems, lighting and air conditioning systems.

On Ground floor is connected to the east wing and the west wing of the first floor. There are kitchen, library, secret service office unit, US presidential protection unit and other rooms. The total of ground floor are 10 rooms with 6 bathrooms, flower shop, candy and chocolate shop, bowling alley and carpenter shop.

The first floor will be the same floor as the second floor of the west wing and east wing. There are consisting of dining room for staff, dining room for President’s family and 8 different rooms.

The second floor is the private residence for President and family. They have 5 bedrooms, dining room, kitchen, reception room, kitchen, dressing room and other rooms with total of 16 rooms.

The Third floor is an area of ​​activity for relaxation. There are bedroom for housewives and workers, game room, gym, conservatory, reception room, solarium and music room.

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