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date: 02 July 2020

White House, 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Kenneth Franklin KurzKenneth Franklin Kurz

the president's official residence in Washington, D.C.In 1792, Irish architect James Hoban won a competition for the design of a president's house. Hoban's Anglo-Palladian design was at least partly patterned on Dublin's Lenster House. Construction began in ... ...

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