New White House
• Christmas White House
Today we take a walk on the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and see how the decorated front of the official residence of the US President's New Year. Reporting from New Year's "lair of the enemy."
The White House, Washington, DC, December 3, 2014.
Building of the White House began in 1792, ended November 1, 1800. The same day, the first of his "master" became the second US president D. Adams
The "White House" six floors, two basements, two for public receptions and two for the President's family. Visitors who come to the "White House" on a tour, have the opportunity to see the most beautiful and historic areas, including Eastern room, green room, the Blue Room, the Red Room and Dining Room for formal occasions.
Originally called the "Presidential Palace" or "Presidential Mansion", the first colloquial use of the phrase "white house" refers to 1811. The official name of the "White House" was only in 1901 by order of Theodore Roosevelt. Since 1909, the workplace is the president in the Oval Office in the left wing of the building.
In journalistic language the phrase "White House" is used as a synonym for the US administration (similar to the "Kremlin", "the Elysee Palace"). It is depicted on the bill of $ 20.
Christmas decorations in the Blue Room of the White House, Washington, DC, December 3, 2014.
Cross Hall of the White House.
Christmas tree in the Blue Room of the White House
The White House
Conducts a tour of the New Year White House First Lady Michelle Obama
The dining room of the White House in Washington, DC, December 3, 2014. There can be seen a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, under the inscription - "winter wonderland".
"America the Beautiful."
Portrait of former US president Bill Clinton.
Library at the White House