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The White House Today
North Portico of White House

North Portico of White House

Photo © Andreas Praefcke via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported

Today, the home of America's president has six floors, seven staircases, 132 rooms, 32 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, 147 windows, 412 doors and 3 elevators.

Despite two hundred years of disaster, discord and remodelings, the original design of the immigrant Irish builder, James Hoban, remains intact. The sandstone exterior walls are original.

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