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Yale University, Dwight Hall, 69 High Street, New Haven, New Haven County, CT

Yale University, Dwight Hall, 69 High Street, New Haven, New Haven County, CT

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Dwight Hall was designed by Henry Austin in 1842. It is a fine example of the early Gothic revival style and was reputedly modeled after King's College Chapel in Cambridge, England. It was built to house the college library but was later remodeled to contain Dwight Memorial Chapel, assembly rooms, a library, and offices of the Christian Association.
Survey number: HABS CT-285
Building/structure dates: after 1840 Initial Construction

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Austin, Henry
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Location

West Haven41.30903, -72.92948
Google Map of 41.3090306, -72.929478
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