Room to Breathe - Giving to UVA

Most of the nearly 200-year-old Tuscan columns that line the Lawn are in desperate need of repair—and a chance to breathe again. Over the years the columns’ brick cores have been covered by a lime and sand mixture, plaster, and layer after layer of paint—inadvertently trapping moisture and causing decay.

Learn more about how preservationists are uncovering the past to prepare for the future in the video above.

Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative      

Woody Wingfield
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