National Geographic : 1950 May
Ralph Thompson, University News Service From the Air the University of Virginia Appears Today Much as Jefferson Dreamed and Planned It At the head of a green quadrangle, the Lawn, stands his magnificent Rotunda. Flanking it on either side, fivePavilions house professors or classrooms; between them student rooms open onto colonnaded corridors. Paralleling these but separated by tiny gardens hidden behind serpentine walls are the Ranges, arcaded rooms for students (page 584). Modern buildings to far left are the medical and nursing schools; Cabell Hall completes the classic rectangle, and the law school rises at right.