In the late 1780’s, while serving as minister to France, Thomas Jefferson wrote about how enchanted he was with the architecture in Paris. According to one letter, he was “violently smitten” and visited a particular building along the Seine River almost every day. So moved was he that 10 years later, when he sought to enlarge and update Monticello, his U.S. residence in Charlottesville, Va., he embarked on renovations inspired by the very buildings he had studied while abroad. Continue reading
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