(Votivkirche towers in the background to the right)
The new Main Building on the Ring, 1884
The imposing University Palace on Vienna's splendid new Ring, in the immediate vicinity of the parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater and the Votiv Church, shows that the University was intended to hold an important position in Vienna.
"An Historical Tour of the University of Vienna"
(Archives of the University of Vienna).