Welcome to the White House at a Glance

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.The White House is one of the world's most famous buildings. Learn more about its art and architecture, the Presidents and First Ladies who have lived here, and how you can take a tour. Plus, check out the Briefing Room, Issues, The Administration and how you can participate in current initiatives.