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University of Virginia Historic District

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University of Virginia Historic District

 UVa Historic District Map


This district was listed on the State and National Registers in 1970. This district includes the original buildings and grounds designed by Thomas Jefferson. The University of Virginia Historic District was inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1987 because of international significance. Since all University property is owned by the State, the City has no jurisdiction in this district.

UVA NR ImageUniversity of Virginia Historic District National Register Nomination Form

Historic District Map

Univeristy of Virginia - Academical Village UNESCO World Heritage Listing

Historic Preservation at the University of Virginia

More information on the history and significance of the University of Virginia's buildings, gardens and grounds can be found on the University's website for the Rotunda, the original library and center of the school.