To the South the White House looks out toward the Mall across the President's Park of spacious gardens and lawns and trees associated with many Presidents. The south balcony was remodeled during the administration of Harry Truman. Here, on January 20, 1945, took place the fourth inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Looking southward across the South Portico of the White House from the Blue Room. The Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial can be seen in the distance.
Looking from the President's desk to the fireplace wall in the President's office. the room is oval in shape and is furnished to each President's taste, usually with White House furniture and personal possessions of the President.