The recently inaugurated Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris is to stay at Blair House while official residence(Naval Observatory) undergoes repairs.
Harris became the 49th vice president of the United States as well as being the first female and woman of colour to occupy the position-with Joe Biden as the 46th president.
The Blair house which is the VP’s new residence was built in 1824. The 18th century townhouses is made up of four townhouses combined into one.
The property which was purchased by the US government during the tenure of President Franklin D. Roosevelt is across the street from the White House and the vice president’s office.
At a massive 60,600 square feet, the home, complete with 119 rooms, 14 bedrooms and 35 bathrooms, is larger than the White House.
It comes complete with an enormous library home to 1,500 books on the history and culture of the U.S.
Blair house also serves as a place for the family of a deceased former President to stay before a state funeral.
Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff are to live at Blair House, across the street from the White House at 1651 Pennsylvania Avenue.