• View of the White House's north side from Layfatte Park

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

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  • White House Fence Restoration and Sidewalk Closure

    The National Park Service is restoring the White House fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, portions of which are believed to date back to 1818. During this restoration work, sections of the White House sidewalk will be temporarily closed for public safety. More »

  • Construction Project Affecting the White House Sidewalk

    Due to a construction project, a portion of both the White House sidewalk and Pennsylvania Avenue near East Executive Avenue will be closed until April 2015.

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Working at President's Park

If you're interested in working for the National Park Service, click here for the U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management.

Youth Employment Programs at President's Park

Explore a career with the National Park Service by volunteering or applying to one of our youth employment programs. More information is available at our Youth Programs website and the Youth Conservation Corps portion, including application information and an overview of program activities and goals.

Did You Know?

British Soldiers Burning the White House

British soldiers set fire to the White House during the War of 1812. Almost everything inside was destroyed. James Madison hired James Hoban to rebuild the house using the original walls, which were still standing. It reopened in 1817 when James Monroe moved in.