More than square feet of glass was used to create Thorncrown Chapel in the Ozark Mountains near Eureka Springs. Designed by architect E. Fay Jones, the chapel was the inspiration of a retired schoolteacher who wanted to create a place for visitors t
Thorncrown Chapel is in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, designed by E. Fay Jones and constructed in The design recalls the Prairie School of architecture popularized by Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom Jones had apprenticed.
Thorncrown Chapel at Eureka Springs, AR. Fay Jones "This magnificent wooden structure contains 425 windows and over square feet of glass. It sits atop over 100 tons of native stone and colored flagstone, making it blend perfectly with its setting.
There are 3 similar chapels in Arkansas, designed by the same firm. This is the Mildred Cooper Memorial chapel located in Bella Vista, Arkansas. It is often listed incorrectly as the Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.