Yale Bowl

SW of intersection of Chapel St. and Yale Ave., New Haven, Connecticut

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Description 

This is the second oldest active college stadium in the country and the largest stadium when it was constructed (1914). Yale Bowl was was emulated because its "bowl" shape provided fine views for the spectators from all seats. It also commemorates Yale's influence in early college football due to its noted player-coach-official, Walter Camp. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, February 27, 1987

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 27, 1987
Reference number
87000756
Area of significance
Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Sport facility
Current function
Sport facility
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1914

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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