Named for Alfred Clark Chapin, Class of 1869
62 Chapin Hall Drive
22,244 sq. ft.
About Chapin Hall
Chapin Hall carries the name of Alfred Clark Chapin, class of 1869. It was dedicated in 1912 and was first called “Grace Hall” in honor of Chapin’s first wife who died in 1908. The building was renamed in 1921 after Mr. Chapin had remarried. The hall was built as an auditorium “to be used for all College functions as are meant to be held in an auditorium …”
Major Construction History
Architect: Cram Goodhue and Ferguson
cost of organ – $45,800
Designed by: Peter P. Welanetz, PE and W.C. Bryant
(1953 – $10,000)
|1977||Renovation Phase I
Architect: Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc.
|1997||Sitework – Baxter, Chapin, Sawyer
Architect: Carol R. Johnson Associates, Inc.
Additional Funding – $50,000
|2002||Masonry repairs – rebuild front steps||$195,000|
|2004||NCUP chilled water to Chapin||$350,000|
|2004||Restore and clean masonry
Windows lead replacement
|2008||Acoustic upgrade||$150,000||2010||HVAC/ADA upgrade||$5,000,000|