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University of Virginia, Pavilion I, West Lawn, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA

University of Virginia, Pavilion I, West Lawn, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA

 
 
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Summary

1989 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place
Significance: Pavilion I was designed by Thomas Jefferson as part of his plan for the University of Virginia which has been recognized as one of the world's finest examples of architecture and planning. In constructing Pavilion I, Jefferson expressed his desire that the University have "correct models on architecture, capitalize on new technology, and reflect his theories of education. Chambray's Doric Order from the Baths of Diocletion, was the architectural model chosen by Jefferson for Pavilion I.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-364
Survey number: HABS VA-193-P
Building/structure dates: 1822 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1832 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1850 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000865

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Location

charlottesville
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html