The White House is the official living arrangement and working environment of the President of the United States. It is situated at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. furthermore, has been the home of each U.S. President since John Adams in 1800. The term is frequently utilized as a metonym for the president and his counsels. The living arrangement was planned by Irish-conceived engineer James Hoban in the neoclassical style.
Development occurred in the vicinity of 1792 and 1800 utilizing Aquia Creek sandstone painted white. At the point when Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, he with designer Benjamin Henry Latrobe included low corridors each wing that disguised stables and capacity. In 1814, amid the War of 1812, the chateau was set on fire by the British Army in the Burning of Washington, crushing the inside and scorching a great part of the outside.
Reproduction started very quickly, and President James Monroe moved into the somewhat remade Executive Residence in October 1817. Outside development proceeded with the expansion of the semi-roundabout South colonnade in 1824 and the North porch in 1829.