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    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

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  • White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information

    The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.

  • 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 »

Our Staff & Offices


Acting National Park Service Liaison to the White House
John Stanwich

Tobin Tracey, Acting Deputy



President's Park
Peter Lonsway, Park Manager

President's Park Maintenance Division
Thomas Greer, Chief of Maintenance

Wookun Kim, Horticulturist

White House Visitor Center
Kathy Langley, Visitor Center Manager

Did You Know?

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President: 1953-1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the most famous U.S. Army general of World War II and the 34th president of the United States. A career Army man, he rose to the level of five-star general and oversaw the Allied forces in Europe, including the famous D-Day invasion of France in 1944.