Duke Chapel

Contributors:
Julian Abele, architect; Horace Trumbauer Firm, architects
Dates:

1932

Location:
Durham, Durham County
Street Address:

West Campus, Duke University, Durham, NC

Status:

Standing

Type:

Religious

Note:

The signature building of the University, the chapel is noted for its 210-foot tower, capped with Indiana limestone, which dominates the campus and is visible for miles. The interior Memorial Chapel, honoring the founding family and containing the sarcophagi of Washington, Benjamin N. and James B. Duke, was added to the original plans.