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Albemarle County Office Building (Lane High School)
Lynchburg architect Clark designed Lane High School for the white student population. The large Georgian Revival building with the colossal pedimented portico was funded in part by a Public Works Administration grant. This imposing structure, sited at a prominent crossroads and across from the black Vinegar Hill housing area, certainly underlined the dominance of whites in segregated Virginia in those years. After the opening of Charlottesville High School in 1974, the high school was reworked to become the Albemarle County Office Building, which opened in 1981.
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