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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
Hotel C
Jefferson Hall
Jeff Hall
exterior
general view
Main facade, west face with loggia and slate roof
Work Type
dining halls
Date
1819-1822 (creation)
Image: 2001-11
Location
site: West Range; McCormick Road, Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Material
carpentry ; brick (clay product); masonry
Period
Neoclassical; Federal; Palladian
Description
Headquarters of the Jefferson Debating Society. ; On the door of "Jeff Hall," as it was nicknamed by students, the brass plaque reads "JEFFERSON SOCIETY 1825." The building has served as the meeting place for the student oratorical and debating club since the year the University opened. Hotel C in the West Range was designed by Thomas Jefferson in about 1819. Jefferson intended the hotels as places for students and faculty to dine and discuss scholarly subjects. - http://www.virginia.edu/webmap/popPages/0-jeffersonhall.html
Repository
University of Virginia Library
Related Item
University of Virginia Academical Village
ID Number
20011100_247
Source
James Murray Howard
Architect for Historic Buildings and Grounds, University of Virginia
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
20011100_247.tif
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