"The West Wing & Oval Office"



The West Wing  ›  Workshop of Democracy

From its initial construction in 1902 to its expansion in the 1930s and the endless upgrades to synch the building with each succeeding era, the West Wing has been the nerve center of American democracy.



Frequenty Asked Questions, Facts & Trivia  ›  

»  The West Wing / Oval Office Fact Sheet

»  The Changing Oval Office [PDF]



White House History Timelines  ›  

»  The West Wing

»  Architecture & the Oval Office



The Press at the White House

With the construction of the West Wing in 1902, the press was finally supplied a full-time home in the executive complex.



The Working West Wing

Photojournalism documenting the executive branch at work during the final decade of the twentieth century.


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