I. Basic facts
- location: Washington DC
- Architect/Designer: John Russell pope, Otto R. Eggers, and Daniel P.
- Date of construction: 1918
II. Materials used in Construction: white marble
III. Dimensions: The building is circular, with a portico supported by 12 columns
IV. Original Purpose/What it is used for Today: A landmark.
V. other information located:
A. The building is circular, with a portico supported by 12 columns.
- The memorial was built at a cost of $3 million
- It was dedicated on April 13, 1943, the 200th anniversary of Jefferson's birth
- This design is based on the classical style of architecture, which Jefferson introduced into the United States.
- Two circular terraces surround the memorial. Three broad flights of steps, with level platforms at intervals, lead from the edge of the Tidal Basin to the portico
- A 19-foot (5.8-meter) statue of Jefferson by the American sculptor Rudolph Evans stands inside the memorial