Support Us Subscribe to Our EMail

To Our Weekly Newsletter

Send Us a Tip
Rotunda restoration moves along
The Daily Progress Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 12:45 a.m.

Long before the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village became the backdrop for a drama that strained the governance structure, the University of Virginia's Rotunda was under a different kind of stress.

The 1970s terne-coated steel roofing on the dome was failing. Water seeping underneath followed the curvature of the Guastavino tile covering the drum of the Rotunda, saturating the top of the brick walls and leaving behind white salts on the exterior of the masonry.

Read More »

Click for more information
Tags Charlottesville  
Charlottesville Tomorrow’s comment policy
comments powered by Disqus
CVille Poll
Members of the community made the case to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors for a pedestrian bridge connecting the largely residential side of Pantops to the commercial area with the Giant grocery store. Supporters of the pedestrian bridge believe ...
Vote Now