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The iconic building of the [[University of Virginia]].
 
The iconic building of the [[University of Virginia]].
 
{{wikipedia link|The_Rotunda_(University_of_Virginia)|whylink=wellcovered|linktext=The Rotunda (University of Virginia)}}
 
{{wikipedia link|The_Rotunda_(University_of_Virginia)|whylink=wellcovered|linktext=The Rotunda (University of Virginia)}}
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==Controversial renovation==
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Plans are {{as of|2011|11|18|alt=currently}} being drafted to renovate the Rotunda's leaking roof. This will require several magnolia trees to be removed in order to protect the structure. Over 1,800 signatures were collected on a petition to stop the Board of Visitors from approving such an action. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=UVa students push to save magnolias around the Rotunda|url=http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2011/nov/16/uva-students-push-save-magnolias-around-rotunda-ar-1464676/?ST=1|author=Ted Strong|pageno=|printdate=November 16, 2011|publishdate=November 16, 2011|accessdate=November 18, 2011|cturl=}}</ref>
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==Map==
 
==Map==
 
{{Coord|38.035695|N|78.503349|W|display=title}}
 
{{Coord|38.035695|N|78.503349|W|display=title}}

Revision as of 12:35, 18 November 2011


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The iconic building of the University of Virginia.

Controversial renovation

Plans are currently being drafted to renovate the Rotunda's leaking roof. This will require several magnolia trees to be removed in order to protect the structure. Over 1,800 signatures were collected on a petition to stop the Board of Visitors from approving such an action. [1]

Map

Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°02′09″N 78°30′12″W / 38.035695°N 78.503349°W / 38.035695; -78.503349

References

  1. Web. UVa students push to save magnolias around the Rotunda, Ted Strong, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 16, 2011, retrieved November 18, 2011.