Vintage landscape: the sleeping porch

A sleeping porch was added to the roof of the White House during the Taft Administration. Photo by National Photo Company, via Library of Congress.

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4 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: the sleeping porch

    1. When a third floor was added to the White House in 1927, the porch became a glassed-in sunroom. It later served as Caroline Kennedy’s schoolroom and the Johnson girls’ teen hangout.

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