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The Old Executive Office Building

Victorian masterpiece.

by United States. Executive Office of the President. Office of Administration

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Published by The Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mullett, A. B. 1834-1890 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Washington, D.C.),
    • Architecture, Victorian -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Architecture -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Public buildings -- United States,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Executive Office of the President. Office of Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA4423.W3 O4 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[58] p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000600M
      LC Control Number84603136

      But in EOBers faced a dilemma: A new executive office building was about to open just north of the EOB. If the structure was "new," then the vintage building must be "old.".   Below are some photos from inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (also called the Old Executive Office Building) that is just to the west of the White House in Washington DC. It's the big gray Victorian behemoth of a building. The library and staircases seen below are quite picturesque. (The rest, quite frankly, is fairly typical.

      The old saying, "If only these walls could talk", fits this building most appropriately. It was here in the Old State, War and Navy Building, which is now the OEOB, that America's role as a world super power was born. The ongoing effort to preserve and restore this grand old building is a source of pride for all Americans. Formally known as the Old Executive Office Building, the massive building next to the White House was renamed in honor of President Eisenhower in Historically, it was also called the State, War, and Navy Building because those departments had offices there.

        So we spent some time exploring the Eisenhower Executive Building, next door. Eisenhower Executive Office Building One of the coolest rooms in the EEOB was the Truman Bowling Alley, located down a seemingly dingy basement hallway. Pennsylvania Avenue Old Executive Building. On the other side of Pennsylvania Avenue, across from the Renwick and Blair House, is the Old Executive Office Building, which was completed in after 17 years of construction. It houses White House staff. Calling it .


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The Old Executive Office Building by United States. Executive Office of the President. Office of Administration Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) is located next to the West Wing, and houses a majority of offices for White House staff. Originally built for the State, War, and Navy Departments between andthe EEOB is an impressive building that commands a unique position in both our national history and architectural heritage.

Now Available for order from the University of Massachusetts Press. Book launch event September Edited by Thomas Luebke. The Commission of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the publication of its latest book, Palace of State: The Eisenhower Executive Office mark the book’s release, the public is invited to a panel discussion and book.

The Old Executive Office Building, now renamed the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, is a National Historic Landmark, that was built between and Designed by Alfred B.

Mullet in the Second Empire Style, the building first housed the Departments of State, War, and Navy. The Eisenhower Executive Office Building is located next to the West Wing, and houses a majority of offices for White House staff.

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The Old Executive Office Building: Victorian masterpiece Paperback – January 1, by. Unknown (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author. The Old Executive Office Building book. The Eisenhower Executive Office Building represents one of the best examples of French Second Empire architecture in the United States.

Its unique style catches the eye, a contrast to the many somber classical revival buildings around the city. The building has played host to an incredible number of high-level events.

Welcome to the Old Executive Office Building. Your tour of this beautiful building will serve as a looking glass to America's rich architectural and historical past. As you walk down the marble corridors, you will follow the same steps taken by some of the most important people in the world.

The Old Executive Office Building: A Victorian Masterpiece. Andrew Dolkart. Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration, - Architecture - 58 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Title Old Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C. Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer.

Indian Treaty Room at the Old Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C. Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer Created / Published [between and ] Book/Printed Material McFadden's row of flats.

From the West Wing, it is a short walk across West Executive Avenue and up the stairs of the EEOB Building to Room A few Presidents have been known to have an additional office in the EEOB, as an escape from the West Wing.

The Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB)—formerly known as the Old Executive Office Building (OEOB) and even earlier as the State, War, and Navy Building—is a U.S. government building situated just west of the White House in the U.S.

capital of Washington, D.C. Maintained by the General Services Administration, it is occupied by the Executive Office of the President, Location: Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DCUSA. The New Executive Office Building (NEOB) is a U.S. federal government office building in Washington, D.C., for the executive branch.

The building is located at 17th Street NW, on the north side of Pennsylvania the south is the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB), which is next to the White other sides are bounded by 17th Street NW. A building of many names, the Dwight D.

Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB), previously called the State, War and Navy Office Building and the Old Executive Office Building, stands out from the orthodox government buildings scattered throughout downtown Washington, D.C.

for its distinct architectural style. Other articles where Old Executive Office Building is discussed: Alfred B. Mullett: The State, War, and Navy Building is Mullett’s principal achievement.

A massive structure in the Second Empire style, it was the largest office building in the world when completed. Steep mansard roofs with projecting dormers crown the building; the elaborate facade—no area is unadorned—is.

Eisenhower Executive Office Building: Old Executive Office Building - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Washington DC, DC, at Tripadvisor.3/5(). This old office building, of painted brick, located on the northwest corner of Seventeenth and F Streets Northwest and consisting of five stories and basement, was erected in by William H.

Winder, Jr., a private citizen—not, as often. We recommend booking Eisenhower Executive Office Building tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 9 Eisenhower Executive Office Building tours on Tripadvisor/5(). The Department began moving on November 1,to its new home, the then newly erected Washington City Orphan Asylum Building located on the southeast corner of Fourteenth and S Streets Northwest.

The Washington Evening Star on November 1,described the move as follows: "The work of removing the archives and documents of the State Department to the. New Executive Office Building Contact Phone Number is: and Address is17th Street, NW, Northwest, Washington, DCUnited States The New Executive Office Building is a government office building situated in Northwest, Washington, DC, United States.

The New Executive Office Building is also known as Federal Office Building. The building was .Twenty-four years later some other diplomats were also dismissed from this office. On Sunday morning, December 7,Secretary of State Cordell Hull was in his office in the Old State Building, now the EEOB, meeting with his aides and discussing the .The Eisenhower Executive Office Building, formerly known as the Old Executive Office Building, is a U.S.

government building situated just west of the White House in the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. The building was commissioned by President Ulysses S. was built between andon the site of the original War/State/Navy Building and the .