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In its two-story atrium, below the permanent collection’s European classical paintings, are L. Kasimu Harris’s photographs of young black students.
Faculty planned to gather in the atrium of the journalism school at the University of Maryland, College Park.
As much as 75 percent of patrons enter the arena through the atrium, and without the ability to secure the space, the XL Center opens itself up to security threats.
In people who have this condition, the pulmonary veins, which drain blood from the lungs back into the left atrium, get irritable and start making the heart contract maniacally.
The project includes a four-story atrium, security screening areas and a 691-space parking garage.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame recent Museum 2.0 initiative includes improvements to its atrium, including the addition of All Access Cafe, with menu items developed by Cleveland chefs Rocco Whalen, Fabio Salerno and Jonathan Sawyer.
The United Center has opened Mad West, a new food and beverage concept, in its east atrium in partnership with Dark Matter Coffee and Heisler Hospitality.
To one side of the atrium, an addition houses 20 classrooms on two levels, including special education classes, health rooms, world language classes and others.
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Did You Know?
In an ancient Roman house, an atrium was an open central court that contained the impluvium, a basin where rainwater collected. It originally contained the hearth and functioned as the center of family life. The term later came to be used for the open front courtyard of a Christian basilica, where congregants collected before services. The atrium was revived in the 20th century in the form of glass-covered, greenery-filled multistory spaces sometimes found in shopping centers, office buildings, and large hotels.
ATRIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of atrium for English Language Learners
: an open area inside a tall building that has windows to let light in from above
: one of two sections of the heart that take in blood from the veins
ATRIUM Defined for Kids
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