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Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (U.S. Post Office and Courthouse)
Exemplifying the classicism that Taylor endorsed, the former Charlottesville post office was originally a seven-bay building with a trabeated Ionic portico. In 1936 Simon's office expanded the structure to the present fifteen bays and relocated the portico, topped by a new pediment, to the center of the structure, creating a daunting facade that takes up one side of a city block. In the mid-1970s the post office and courts relocated, and the building was converted into a library. The new library retains nothing of the original interior.
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