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White House Grounds

White House Grounds

White House grounds cover 18 acres. Before construction of North Portico, most public events were entered from South Lawn, which was graded and planted by Thomas Jefferson

Here is information on White House and Grounds plus nearby points of interest:

  1. South Lawn where Marine One helicopter lands
  2. South Portico entrance to White House
  3. North Portico entrance to White House
  4. Rose Garden borders West Colonnade with its red roof
  5. Jacqueline Kennedy Garden borders East Colonnade with its red roof
  6. West Wing where Oval Office is located
  7. East Wing has offices for First Lady
  8. Eisenhower Executive Office Building houses most of White House Staff
  9. Blair House where Presidential guests often stay
  10. Lafayette Park that's open to the public
   
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