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|Description:||x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||The First Presidential Houses in New York City and Philadelphia, 1789-1800 --
The President's Palace Planned, 1790-1792 --
Competition for the Design of the President's House, 1792 --
Construction, 1792-1800 --
Revision, 1801-1809 --
The Burning of the President's House, 1814-1815 --
Rebuilding the Executive Mansion, 1815-1860 --
Modernization, 1860-1902 --
Restoration of the White House, 1902-1916 --
Enlargement, 1927-1945 --
Renovation, 1949-1952 --
Revitalization, 1961-1969 --
Preservation, 1970-2012 --
The White House as a National Monument --
Interior Detail: The Blue Room, 1792-2012.
|Responsibility:||Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott.|
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A White House book that is factual and informative…and also fun to read.
As a professional architect, I bought this book before a recent trip to Washington, hoping to find out something different than the general, self-serving books about the White House and its history. This book by Patrick Phillips-Schrock shows every bit of his 50 year expertise and research on the...
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