THE MAN WHO BUILT THE WHITE HOUSE-TWICE
- The White House. // Monkeyshines on the United States Government;2001, p78
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- Untitled. Heidgen, Mary Ellen // Cobblestone;Mar1994, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p6
Presents a brief profile of James Hoban, whose winning plan for the design of the President's House (now called the White House) was selected by President George Washington in July 1792. Hoban's education in Ireland; His work on the building and later reconstruction of the White House.
- Water in the White House. Rogers, Kathy Ann // Boys' Quest;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p38
Deals with the design of James Hoban for the water system of the White House in Washington, D.C.
- The new Blue Room. Filler, Martin // House Beautiful;Jun95, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p72
Reports on the refurbishing of the oval salon in the Blue Room of the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Original decoration in blue during the presidency of Martin Van Buren in 1837; Details of the redecoration in 1963 by French decorator Stephane Boudin of the House of Jansen at the...
- `Too ricketty to venerate' Holzer, Harold // American Heritage;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p94
Traces the history of the Lincoln Bedroom in the White House. Gaining the status of National Shrine; Purpose of the room during Abraham Lincoln's presidency; Suggestions to keep the room in its former state.
- White House symposium. // American History Illustrated;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p11
Comments that the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. will host a symposium called `The White House: The First 200 Years.' Speakers; Agenda.
- The White House. Oxford, Edward // American History Illustrated;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p48
Presents an historic look at the White House, the stately two-centuries-old presidential mansion in Washington, D.C. Selection of a site for the capital; Choice of Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant to design it; White House designer James Hoban; Construction details; Residents of the house;...
- Two centuries of changing taste. Whitcomb, Claire // House Beautiful;Mar94, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p50
Features two centuries of renovation of the White House in Washington, D.C. B. Altman furnishings in 1961; Drawing on historical precedents; George Washington's clear imprint; Burn down in the War of 1812; French mahogany furniture brought in by James Monroe; Remodeling done by Charles McKim. ...
- Who's been sleeping in my bed? // People;3/17/97, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p42
Discusses the history of the Lincoln Bedroom in the White House and famous guests who have slept there. King George VI, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and other leaders who used the bedroom; Rumors that the bedroom is haunted by Abraham Lincoln; Jane Fonda, Ted Danson, Richard Dreyfus, and...