November 1st, 2010
05:55 AM ET

South Lawn


Category: Place

Definition: Since the address of the White House is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and the North Lawn faces Pennsylvania Avenue, the South Lawn is often described as the “back lawn” of the White House. Marine One, the presidential helicopter, departs from and lands on the South Lawn. It is also the location of the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

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October 28th, 2010
12:38 PM ET

North Lawn

North Lawn

Category:  Place

Definition:  The "front yard" of the White House.  Also the location of the permanent television platform where network and cable stations shoot their reporter standups .

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