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Harkness Tower

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Identification

Harkness Tower
126828

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
neo-gothic

Usages

church

Facts

  • Perhaps the most distinguished structure on the Yale campus.
  • Built in memory of Charles W. Harkness, class of 1883.
  • The exterior consists of naturally weathered sandstone.
  • A landmark of American collegiate gothic architecture, it shows the influence of European Gothic models such as St. Botoph's in Boston, England, and the "Butter Tower" of Rouen Cathedral.

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Location

74 High Street
74 High Street
06511
Yale University
New Haven
Connecticut
U.S.A.

Technical Data

216.00 ft
216.00 ft
216.00 ft
1917
1921

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