Old Executive Office Building Tours

Located next to the White House, the Old Executive Office Building houses the majority of offices for the White House staff. The building dates back to 1871, when it housed the State, War, and Navy Departments. The imposing building is also known as the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

The Old 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. It housed offices for Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, and George Bush before they became President. Foreign dignitaries have met with the twenty-four Secretaries of State who have called this building home. The Old Executive Office Building is a must-see attraction in Washington DC.

Practical Info

The Old Executive Office Building is located at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Ave NW, immediately next to the West Wing. It is closest to the Farragut North metro stop on the red line or Farragut West on the blue line.
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Indirizzo: 1650 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20504, USA
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