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Rotunda, University Of Virginia

Charlottesville (Independent City), Virginia
County of Charlottesville.
University Avenue at Rugby Road
National Register Number: 66000937
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Education - college. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2004.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Educational building, open to the public.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
Completed in 1827 shortly after his death, this is regarded as one of architect Thomas Jefferson's masterpieces. Dominating the university he founded, Jefferson's design was adapted from the Pantheon of ancient Rome. The Rotunda was largely reconstructed after a fire in 1895.


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