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Thorncrown Chapel in the Ozarks of Arkansas by Architect Fay Jones

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.


Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.a beautiful example of organic architecture, designed by renowned Arkansas architect Euine Fay Jones, who was a student of Frank Lloyd Wright

Thorncrown  Chapel, in eureka springs Arkansas,  was designed by world renowned architect E. Fay Jones. Fay was born in  Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1921. He studied at the University of Arkansas, Rice  University, the University of Oklahoma, and finally under his mentor Frank  Lloyd Wright at the Taliesin Fellowship.

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