Morse Recital Hall, Sprague Hall, Yale

John Canning & Co. provided plaster restoration and ornamental plaster fabrication in Morse Recital Hall, a performance space at Sprague Hall, Yale University School of Music.

BUILDING FACTS

Location: New Haven, CT
Built: 1917
Architect: Charles Allerton Coolidge

SCOPE

John Canning & Co. provided plaster restoration and ornamental plaster fabrication in Morse Recital Hall, a performance space at Sprague Hall, Yale University School of Music.

Constructed in 1917, the building originally housed the entire school of music – studios, practice rooms, a library, offices – and the recital hall on the second and third floors. The stage can accommodate up to 80 musicians with floor and balcony audience seating for 680. It remains the primary performance space for the music school.