Number One Observatory Circle

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Number One Observatory Circle
Number One Observatory Circle; December 2017.jpg
Number One Observatory Circle, Washington D.C. the official residence of the vice president of the United States
Alternative namesThe Vice President's Residence (VPR)
General information
Address1 Observatory Circle NW, United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates38°55′23″N 77°03′56″W / 38.9229553°N 77.0654258°W / 38.9229553; -77.0654258Coordinates: 38°55′23″N 77°03′56″W / 38.9229553°N 77.0654258°W / 38.9229553; -77.0654258
Current tenantsKamala Harris, Vice President of the United States and the Second Family
Design and construction
ArchitectLeon E. Dessez
official website

The Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of the vice president of the United States and the second family. It is located on the northeast grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. and it has been the residence of every U.S. vice president since Nelson Rockefeller in 1974.[1]

Layout and amenities[change | change source]

The house is 9,000 square feet, The first floor has a dining room, garden room, living room, lounges, pantry kitchen, reception hall, sitting room, and veranda. The second floor contains the main bedroom suite, an additional bedroom, a den, and a study. The attic has four bedrooms. The main kitchen is located in the basement.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vice-President's Residence". The White House Museum. Retrieved January 29, 2017.

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