The White House, the official residence of the President of the US, contains 132 rooms. The six story structure contains approximately 55,000 square feet (5,109 sq m) and stands 70 feet (21 m) tall. It has an estimated value of around $110 million US Dollars (USD). Out of its 132 rooms, 35 are bathrooms, 16 are family-guest rooms, and three are kitchens. There are 412 doors and 147 windows in the White House, and it would take around 570 gallons (2.16 mL) of paint to cover the entire of the outside surface of the residence.
More about the White House:
- Although the first US President, George Washington, selected the site for the White House, it was not completed during his presidency, making him the only President to not have resided there.
- The White House had its first elevator installed in 1881, and has a total of three, along with eight staircases.
- The President and family are charged monthly for food and other incidentals, such as toiletries, that they use while living in the White House.