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Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Materials Used For The EEOB

  • Granite from Fox Islands, Maine used for courtyard walls and Basement and Ground floor exterior walls
  • Granite from Richmond, Virginia used for the exterior walls on floors 1 - 5
  • Exterior cast iron used for window frames, sculpture, chimneys, cornices, and roof trim
  • Interior cast iron used for columns, pilasters, wall and floor panels, library bookshelves, and decorative trim
  • White marble floor tiles are from Vermont; Black floor tiles are limestone from New York
  • 8 granite staircases cantilevered from the wall
  • Existing marble or wood fireplaces originally used as decorative ventilation features not for heat

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