White picket fences, grassy green front yards, owning your own slice of the pie — when you think about it, the American Dream is all about real estate. In honor of Presidents Day, observed every day on George Washington’s birthday, we’re celebrating the places that some of our most influential presidents once called home.
Today, the National Park Service or presidential historical societies manage most of these homes, but when they were owned by our former commanders in chief, these grand estates played host to swanky parties, intimate family celebrations — and no doubt important conversations.
Trulia compared these eight stately residences with like-sized homes currently on the market to find out how much the presidential homes of presidents from George Washington to Teddy Roosevelt would be worth if they hit the market today.
The massive amounts of historical significance? Priceless.