Here's What The Oval Office Looks Like Without Anything Or Anyone In It

The White House is undergoing renovations this month.

Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

Which means President Donald Trump has been vacationing/working/golfing/tweeting at his club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Construction crews have been at work on the grounds, installing a new granite curb in front of the West Wing…

Alex Wong / Getty Images

…and preparing to put in some new carpets.

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

The Government Services Administration is overseeing the renovation, which includes a replacement of the 27-year-old heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

And crews have packed up and stored furniture from all over the building for safekeeping…

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

…including this desk with panic button capabilities.

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

There are even cranes in the Rose Garden:

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

The Oval Office periodically undergoes changes to its carpet, couches, drapes, and wallpaper to suit each president's personal tastes. For context, here's how the office looked in 2010:

Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images

J. Scott Applewhite / ASSOCIATED PRESS

But this week it sits empty of all furniture, carpeting, and decor as the major work is done.

Jim Bourg / Reuters

And on Friday some photographers were permitted to document the space in its rare moment of emptiness.

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Check out that floor!

Jim Bourg / Reuters

So pretty.

Jim Bourg / Reuters

It's hypnotic, really.

Jim Bourg / Reuters

Even Sean Spicer wanted to snap a photo of the rare sight.

Jim Bourg / Reuters

Trump has said he will be briefly interrupting his vacation to make a quick stop back in DC on Monday, according to an updated presidential schedule viewed by Politico.

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/usnews.xml

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Welcome to Our Store

X
Welcome to Our Store
Welcome to Our Store
WooChatIcon 0