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Ice Chapel

 Digital Record
Identifier: ARC2013-091


  • 1932-12

Summary Note

An "Ice Cathedral," designed by a local architect and built by men hired by the local merchants association, 1932. It was made of 40 tons of ice manufactrued by the Lutz Ice Company and included a complex lighting and cooling system and "colored gelatin sheets" to make the cathedral more colorful. The cathedral was lit from 5pm-10pm through the holiday season and attracted hundreds of visitors. Similar chapels were constructed in 1933 and 1934.

Rights Statement Note

In copyright.

Publisher Note

Publisher: Lawrence University

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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