Anatomical Theatre Demolition
On June 16, 1939, workers demolish the Anatomical Theatre, the only Jefferson-designed building at the university to be razed. The rationale for its removal was to enhance the view of the newly constructed Alderman Library, the colonnaded building behind it.
Citation: University of Virginia Visual History Collection, RG-30/1/10.011, prints07402. Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.