Essential Architecture- the South

Monticello

architect

Thomas Jefferson

location

Charlottesville, VA

date

1771-80, 1796-1809 (H:1772, 1789-1809)

style

Palladian

construction

Brick

type

House
 
  a: angle view of garden side, photo 1990, J. Howe.
 
  b: long view from garden side, photo 1990, J. Howe.
 
  c: reconstructed perspective, prior to 1795, ? (UP).
 
  d: view from southwest (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift of J. F. O'Gorman, 1970).
 
  e: view from southeast, photo 1961, D. Robb (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  g: north flank, photo 1996, M. Brack.
 
  h: sky room, photo 1996, J. Cohen.
 
  i: original front elevation, Thomas Jefferson 1771, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 72, original in Coolidge collection.
 

links

 

Society of Architectural Historians

Special thanks to the Society of Architectural Historians
for some of the images on this page (copyright SAH).
www.essential-architecture.com