Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Campbell Memorial Chapel

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Institution Name: Chatham University
Original/Historic Place Name: Campbell Memorial Chapel
Location on Campus: Chapel Hill
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1949original construction Ingham & Boyd
1973exterior courtyard construction Shurcliff & Merrill
1984renovation Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Materials:
Foundation: none specified
Walls: brick
Roof: none specified
 
    Function:
1949-present (2007)chapel
1949-present (2007)bell tower
1984-present (2007)other (instructional labs)
1984-present (2007)classrooms
1984-present (2007)auditorium

Significance:
Landmark designation:
none
Narrative: see below
References: see below
 

Narrative:
Campbell Memorial Chapel was designed by Ingham & Boyd in a Georgian revival style. The landscape focal point for the campus complex (1947-1953) is the front courtyard, which features a stone retaining wall and balustrade that overlooks a grass slope leading to Woodland Road. The chapel was refurbished and rededicated in 1984 to the memory of Mary Campbell Eckhardt '43, and her father, Robert Davis Campbell, former member of the Board of Trustees. The large auditorium seats 600 and contains a completely rebuilt four-keyboard Möller organ. On the ground floor of the chapel are classrooms and graduate health science instructional laboratories.
 

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