• 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 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 »

2008 National Christmas Tree Gallery

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Daniel Chester French (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division)

Daniel Chester French's best-known work is the sculpture of a seated Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Two of his works can be found in President's Park: the Butt-Millet Fountain and the "Victory" statue on top of the First Division Monument.