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charming neoclassical chapel with commanding view of West Point

Unusually squat edifice - if it had no walls it might be called a follie, which is not a criticism... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
eldon pwwka c
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Cold Spring, New York
Nice chapel for a quick visit on the Hudson

Nice place to visit along the Hudson. Free weekend parking at the train station, then just a short... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
jjctraveler
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Chesterfield, MO
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The nondenominational Chapel Restoration is an historic Greek Revival style church originally built for Irish Catholic workers employed by the nearby West Point Foundry. Designed by Thomas Kelah Wharton, an 18-year old architect from Hull, England...more
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The exterior is so typical of the classic period. Unfortunately I was unable to go inside as there seemed to be some sort of practise going on.

Thank Clio H
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Unusually squat edifice - if it had no walls it might be called a follie, which is not a criticism. Inside, the pre-existing interior is staunch box pews (with side doors) - I think it's aesthetically safe to remove those doors - and little decoration....More

Thank eldon pwwka c
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We could not go inside due to refurbishment of the interior. The view was amazing. A friend had said his wedding was there. It would be a lovely place for a wedding.

Thank Kciff
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Got married here 17 years ago. Beautiful Chapel. Next to the Hudson River. Ample parking for guests. Holds about 150 people.More

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MichaelQ4412WF, Manager at The Chapel Restoration, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thanks for the kind words. The Chapel actually seats 100 people, 84 on the first floor and another 16 in the organ loft. We installed a state of the art HVAC system in August 2017, and the Chapel is now air conditioned. We also have...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I went to a friend's wedding at this chapel back in October. It is a simple chapel without much adornment but it was on a hill overlooking the Hudson River. What a magnificent view!! It was early fall and the foliage was gorgeous. The ceremony...More

Thank 7Lisal
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wonderful little chapel in Cold Spring. Great view of the Hudson River. They frequently have wonderful concerts that are open to the public. and Yes, you can hold your wedding there

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were married at the Chapel this November (2016). The Chapel sits right on the banks of the Hudson, and is truly spectacular. The inside is totally unique, with bucket pews from the 1800's and a chandelier of real candles. Everything about it is breathtaking!...More

Thank Marissa H
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Nice place to visit along the Hudson. Free weekend parking at the train station, then just a short walk to the chapel. It’s not open that much, but you can take pictures of the outside and get a great view of West Point and the...More

1  Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Once a month they have free concerts (donation accepted), often classical. The setting is on the Hudson in a Chapel. One drawback: it gets very hot in the summer with no ventilation despite open windows & no fans, so it can be quite stifling for...More

1  Thank laso11
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Nice older chapel building with a great review of the river. Close to the train station and kayaking/paddle boarding if you're inclined to do that sort of thing.

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