James Hoban: Architect of the White House
James Hoban's life is a memorable Irish-American success story. In his boyhood he learned the craft of carpenter and wheelwright, and became an architect by profession and a builder by trade. Hoban came to America with high ambitions, and designed and erected many buildings; but what keeps his name alive today arises from one special commission—he was the architect of the White House.
Freemasons and the White House
The White House 1600 Sessions
James Hoban, Designer and Builder of the White House
The White House 1600 Sessions
Life in Ireland 1755- 1785
Life & Work in Charleston, S.C.
Life in Charleston 1787-1793
Hoban and Irish Washington
Hoban's Designs for the Church
Hoban was known among the Catholic community
Building the President's House
James Hoban was selected to build the White House by President George Washington
Public Architect and Developer
Hoban designed a number of other federal building
Civic Contributions and Family
Hoban served on the city council for the District of Columbia
Rebuilding the White House
In 1814, James Hoban returned to rebuild the White House
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