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- proper n. A street in Washington, D.C. along which the residences of the President of the United States are located.
- proper n. The executive branch of the United States government.
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With sinking heart he entered the old bank building on Pennsylvania Avenue opposite the Treasury, where General Joseph K. Barnes and his small staff had their modest offices.
For the past couple of weeks, the disillusionment at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue had been growing to a point where Herney was starting to feel like Captain Bligh – commanding a struggling ship whose crew was preparing for mutiny.
Even now, as he approached the Surgeon General's office, Reed could glimpse, far - ther along Pennsylvania Avenue beyond the White House, the partially finished State, War and Navy Building, an extraordinary granite con - fection adorned with a cascade of small columns that made the criti - cal eye reel.
I wanted to show our friends Don and Adele Hall from Kansas City the newly renovated Blair House, which is right across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House.
Pennsylvania Avenue was gleaming silver blue in the light of many arc-lamps; the cable trains groaned along to the clangour of gongs; from the window the walks presented a hardly diversified aspect of shirt-waists and straw hats; sometimes a newsboy screeched.
That particular dinner was at Prima Piatti on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House.
Marylouise and I, Mary Beth, and a brace of others were with John and Teresa waiting to go downstairs for his Super Tuesday victory statement in the mall of the old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington when a call came in from just two blocks away.