Making the House a Home

January 1969
Time;1/31/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p17
The article presents an overview on the transfer of tenancy in the White House in Washington D.C. It highlights some of renovations done to make the mansion as the most elegant one in the U.S. It notes that U.S. President Richard Nixon was unsatisfied with the Oval Office and chooses to work in the old Executive Office Building. Conventional quarters are also provided for the rest of the presidential staff wherein Special Assistants will have their own spaces near the President's main office.


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