Melania Trump breaks ground on White House tennis court in 4-inch stilettos

The White House is getting a tennis pavilion, the first lady announced on Tuesday afternoon. 

The project is "fueled by Mrs. Trump’s respect for classical architecture, along with her passion to provide a functional recreational area for all First Families to enjoy," explained the White House in a press release

"Exciting to break ground on the new tennis pavilion project at the White House today," Trump wrote on Twitter. "Thank you to all who will help in making this legacy piece possible for future first families to gather at and enjoy for years to come."

The announcement was marked with a photo of the first lady breaking ground on the new south lawn construction, shovel in hand. Twitter had quite the response to FLOTUS' formal attire, marked by her four-inch Manolo Blahnik BB pumps, and the timing of the announcement itself. 

Other Trump fans, however, were quick to comment on Melania's graceful presentation for the White House's latest addition.

Although the size and cost of the new amenity have yet to officially be revealed by the White House, funds for the new tennis court will be supplied through private donations. 

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One after arriving at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, May 25, 2019. With U.S.-Japan tensions swirling over trade, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is treating Trump to some fun when he visits Tokyo for a state visit: a round of golf, sumo wrestling and a visit to a warship. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 25: U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Haneda International Airport on May 25, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. U.S President Donald Trump arrives today for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era. Alongside a number of engagements, Mr Trump is expected to watch a sumo match, attend an imperial banquet with newly-enthroned Emperor Naruhito and meet with families of North Korean abductees. (Photo by Koji Sasahara - Pool/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump get into their car upon their arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 25: U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Haneda International Airport on May 25, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. U.S President Donald Trump arrives today for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era. Alongside a number of engagements, Mr Trump is expected to watch a sumo match, attend an imperial banquet with newly-enthroned Emperor Naruhito and meet with families of North Korean abductees. (Photo by Koji Sasahara - Pool/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. (Photo by Koji Sasahara / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read KOJI SASAHARA/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. (Photo by Koji Sasahara / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read KOJI SASAHARA/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump (R) listens as US President Donald Trump (not pictured) speaks during a meeting with business leaders in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. - US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on May 25 for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light on substantive progress over trade. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump, second left, speaks while sitting at a counter with First Lady Melania Trump, left, Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, second right, and Akie Abe, wife of Shinzo Abe, during a dinner at the Inakaya restaurant in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Trump said the U.S. is making "great progress" in trade negotiations with Japan even though a deal could come only after the latter's elections in July. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, second left, is served a baked potato with butter while sitting at a counter with U.S. President Donald Trump, center, Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, second right, and Akie Abe, wife of Shinzo Abe, right, during a dinner at the Inakaya restaurant in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Trump said the U.S. is making "great progress" in trade negotiations with Japan even though a deal could come only after the latter's elections in July. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and First Lady Melania Trump, sit at a counter with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, and Akie Abe, wife of Shinzo Abe, not pictured, during a dinner at the Inakaya restaurant in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Trump said the U.S. is making "great progress" in trade negotiations with Japan even though a deal could come only after the latter's elections in July. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump join Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe for dinner in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe (top row) watch a sumo battle during the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump visits the Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump meets children while visiting the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, flanked by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes wife, Akie Abe in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, speaks with Akie Abe, wife of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, while looking at the "Wander through the Crystal World" installation during a visit to the Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump woke early in Tokyo to say he would ask for an "expedited appeal" against a California judge's ruling late Friday that plans to build the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border can't go forward without his review. Photographer: Pierre-Emmanuel Deletree/Pool via Bloomberg
US First Lady Melania Trump meets children while visiting the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, flanked by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes wife, Akie Abe in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump meets children while visiting the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, flanked by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes wife, Akie Abe in Tokyo on May 26, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
First Lady Melania Trump, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, second left, are greeted by Japan's Emperor Naruhito, second right and Japan's Empress Masako, as they arrive at the Imperial Palace for a state banquet in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, May 27, 2019. Trump said he wasn't bothered by recent North Korean ballistic missile tests his national security adviser labeled a violation of UN resolutions, adding that sanctions on the country give him time to reach a disarmament deal with Kim Jong Un. Photographer: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Bloomberg
First Lady Melania Trump, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, second left, are greeted by Japan's Emperor Naruhito, second right and Japan's Empress Masako, as they arrive at the Imperial Palace for a state banquet in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, May 27, 2019. Trump said he wasn't bothered by recent North Korean ballistic missile tests his national security adviser labeled a violation of UN resolutions, adding that sanctions on the country give him time to reach a disarmament deal with Kim Jong Un. Photographer: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, waves alongside Japan's Empress Masako, center, and First Lady Melania Trump on arrival at the Imperial Palace for a state banquet in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, May 27, 2019. Trump said he wasn't bothered by recent North Korean ballistic missile tests his national security adviser labeled a violation of UN resolutions, adding that sanctions on the country give him time to reach a disarmament deal with Kim Jong Un. Photographer: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump (2nd L) and First Lady Melania Trump (L) are greeted by Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako upon their arrival at the Imperial Palace for a state banquet in Tokyo on May 27, 2019. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (2nd R) meets family members of Japanese abductees by North Korea, with First Lady Melania Trump (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3rd R) at Akasaka State Guesthouse in Tokyo on May 27, 2019. (Photo by Kimimasa MAYAMA / POOL / AFP) / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Kimimasa MAYAMA has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [Akasaka State Guesthouse] instead of [Alaska State Guesthouse]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo credit should read KIMIMASA MAYAMA/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump, Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako watch as US President Donald Trump inspects a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 27, 2019. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) / ALTERNATIVE CROP (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump arrives at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, May 27, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump said he may announce something on a U.S.-Japan trade agreement in August, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe breathing space on the contentious issue as his ruling party heads into elections planned for July. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool via Bloomberg
US First Lady Melania Trump arrives at the Japanese style annex with Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) inside the State Guest House in Tokyo on May 27, 2019. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/AFP/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 27: U.S. First Lady Melania Trump (L) and Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) look at koi carps in a pond at the Japanese style annex inside the State Guest House on May 27, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. President Donald Trump is on the third day of a four day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the country's Reiwa era. Alongside a number of engagements, Mr Trump was guest of honour at a Sumo wrestling match on Sunday and is expected to meet families of North Korean abductees. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, shakes hands with Japan's Empress Masako, second right, while President Donald Trump, second left, and Emperor Naruhito look on as they arrive at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, May 27, 2019. Trump golfed, attended a Sumo wrestling match and ate dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a hibachi restaurant. But the real business starts on Monday as the two leaders sit down in an attempt to resolve tensions over trade and defense ties. Photographer: Carl Court/Pool via Bloomberg
US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes wife, Akie Abe (R) wave as they stand next to a koi carp pond at Akasaka guest house in Tokyo on May 27, 2019. (Photo by Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP) (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 27: U.S President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are bid farewell by Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako as they leave the Imperial Palace on May 27, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. President Trump is on the third day of a four day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the country's Reiwa era. Alongside a number of engagements, Mr Trump was guest of honour at a Sumo wrestling match on Sunday and is expected to meet families of North Korean abductees. (Photo by Carl Court - Pool/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : U.S. President Donald Trump (C) and his wife Melania Trump (L) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) gesture after delivering a speech to Japanese and U.S. troops as they aboard Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) helicopter carrier DDH-184 Kaga at JMSDF Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2019. (Photo by REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gestures before delivering a speech to Japanese and U.S. troops as they aboard Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) helicopter carrier DDH-184 Kaga at JMSDF Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2019. (Photo by REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : Arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and his wife Melania Trump (L), flanked Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Abe's wife Akie Abe onboard the Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. (Photo by AFP / Charly Triballeau / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : Arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd L) and his wife Melania Trump (L), flanked Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd R) and Abe's wife Akie Abe (R) onboard the Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. (Photo by AFP / Charly Triballeau / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : Departure of U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and his wife Melania Trump (R), flanked Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe onboard the Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. (Photo by AFP / Charly Triballeau / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28 : Arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd L) and his wife Melania Trump (L), flanked Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3rd L) and Abe's wife Akie Abe (2nd R) onboard the Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. (Photo by AFP / Charly Triballeau / Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
U.S First Lady Melania Trump, from left, watches U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister on board the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter carrier Kaga at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Trump rallied U.S. and Japanese troops to wrap up a four-day state visit that focused more on pageantry than resolving deep differences on trade between the long-standing allies. Photographer: Charly Triballeau/Pool via Bloomberg
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 28: (IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD AGENCY HANDOUT/EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES/NO COMMERCIAL USE/NO MODIFICATION INCLUDING TRIMMING/MANDATORY CREDIT) In this handout image provided by Imperial Household Agency, Japanese Emperor Naruhito, U.S. President Donald Trump, Empress Masako and first lady Melania Trump on May 28, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Imperial Household Agency of Japan via Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump leave Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. U.S President Donald Trump is on a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era. (Photo by Charly Triballeau - Pool/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (2nd-L), First Lady Melania Trump (L), Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie (R) arrive onboard Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) helicopter carrier DDH-184 Kaga at JMSDF Yokosuka base in Yokosuka on May 28, 2019. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump arrives on stage during a Memorial Day event aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) in Yokosuka on May 28, 2019. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN - MAY 28: U.S President Donald Trump (R) and his wife Melania Trump (L), onboard Japan's navy ship Kaga on May 28, 2019 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. U.S President Donald Trump is on a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era. (Photo by Charly Triballeau - Pool/Getty Images)
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