Princeton University Chapel

Princeton University Chapel – Princeton, New Jersey

Construction of the Princeton University Chapel began in 1924, and the structure was completed in 1928, at a cost of $2.4 million (approximately $30.5 million in 2009 dollars). It is among the largest collegiate chapels in the world. It was designed by Ralph Adams Cram, previously of Boston's architectural firm Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, leading proponents of the Gothic revival style, and, since 1907 the University's supervising / consulting architect. It replaced the Marquand Chapel, destroyed by fire in 1920. The cruciform cathedral-style chapel is designed in the collegiate Gothic style, standing 76 feet high and 270 feet long, and…