James Hoban

Hoban

[hoh-buhn]
noun
James, c1762–1831, U.S. architect, born in Ireland: designed the White House.
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james hoban

U.S. architect who was the designer and builder of the White House in Washington, D.C. Hoban was trained in the Irish and English Georgian style and worked in this design tradition throughout his architectural career

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