The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #434
When was the White House (current home of Barack Obama) first wired for electricity?
The White House was wired for electricity during the Benjamin Harrison administration (1889-1893). Apparently the Harrisons were afraid of being shocked, so they continued to use the gas lights.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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