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|University of Virginia Rotunda|
|University of Virginia|
Charlottesville VA United States
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| - conference|
| - university|
| - lowrise|
| - dome|
| - classical|
| - brick|
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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US president and founder of the University of Virginia, designed this building based on the Pantheon in Rome. The scale of the building was reduced to two thirds that of the Pantheon to fit in with the rest of the campus.
Originally built as the library and lecture halls, the growing university got a new library in 1938, and today the Rotunda is used for exhibitions and as meeting space.
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