Exterior Photos of White House Renovation

We posted the interior photos yesterday, and today we’re posting the exterior ones.

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Southwest View of the North Portico of the White House during the Renovation - June 5th, 1951
Southwest View of the North Portico of the White House during the Renovation – June 5th, 1951
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New Steps of the South Portico Being Erected during the White House Renovation - January 4th, 1942
New Steps of the South Portico Being Erected during the White House Renovation – January 4th, 1942
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View of the Northeast Corner of the White House during the Renovation - November 6th, 1950
View of the Northeast Corner of the White House during the Renovation – November 6th, 1950
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Removing Debris from the Renovation of the White House - February 27th, 1950
Removing Debris from the Renovation of the White House – February 27th, 1950
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View of the South Portico of the White House - February 16th, 1952
View of the South Portico of the White House – February 16th, 1952

 

Source: U.S. National Archives

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • David J Gill

    The Truman Balcony is really a blight on the place – an historic preservation sore thumb. It should be removed.