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Built (dedicated): 1955

Religious denomination: Non-denominational

Interesting facts:

  • The MIT Chapel was designed by famed architect Eero Saarinen and dedicated in May 1955 alongside Saarinen’s Kresge Auditorium.

  • Harry Bertoia’s altarpiece screen, or reredos, was commissioned for Eero Saarinen’s early modernist, non-denominational MIT Chapel in 1955.

Photo gallery

Virtual 360˚ Photo

Sources:

  • http://studentlife.mit.edu/cac/event-services-spaces/event-spaces/mit-chapel

  • http://listart.mit.edu/public-art-map/altarpiece-mit-chapel

Credits:

  • Photos by Luke Cabading.

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