Rouss Hall is an academic building on The Lawn at the University of Virginia. One of three buildings, along with Cabell Hall (now Old Cabell Hall) and Cocke Hall, designed by Stanford White of McKim, Mead, and White to replace classroom space lost by the destruction of the Rotunda Annex in 1895, Rouss Hall was named after its principal donor, Charles Broadway Rouss, a New York merchant. Completed in 1898, it originally housed the Physical Laboratory.
Rouss Hall was substantially expanded in the mid-2000s, with a new 132,000 square foot academic building, Robertson Hall, added at the rear to provide sufficient classroom and office space to house the McIntire School of Commerce, which relocated into the Lawn buildings from Monroe Hall in December 2007.
Rouss Hall is located on the south end of The Lawn, where it sits on the west side of a quadrangle formed with Old Cabell Hall and Cocke Hall. It faces the statue of Homer, and its rear façade overlooks Hospital Drive and Cobb Hall. Wilson Hall is located between Rouss and Old Cabell Hall.
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- "Rouss Hall". U.Va. Web Map. http://www.virginia.edu/webmap/popPages/81-RoussHall.html. Retrieved 2016-02-23.
- "Timeline & Schedule : Back to the Lawn". McIntire School of Commerce. Archived from the original on 2010-05-30. http://web.archive.org/web/20100530053759/http://www2.commerce.virginia.edu/building/timeline-and-schedule/index.asp. Retrieved 2016-02-23.
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- "McIntire School of Commerce". Hartman-Cox Architects. http://www.hartmancox.com/mcintire-school-of-commerce/. Retrieved 2016-02-23.