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Address: New Haven, CT
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Yale's college crowd street with bookstores and coffee houses.

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The Main Architectural Attraction on Yale's Campus

My husband described his view of Harness Tower from his dorm room. He told me that this particular Tower is one of the most unusual and ornate towers in Yale.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Teri N

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband described his view of Harness Tower from his dorm room. He told me that this particular Tower is one of the most unusual and ornate towers in Yale.

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Thank Teri N
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in new haven this is one must place to visit,,you can never miss this, this is good for family fun and for friends,,they keep so many activities

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chapel Street is one of the great college avenues in America. Start at Chapel and College, across from the New Haven Green and go north and you'll pass on the right Yale's historic Old Campus, Yale's Art Museum, the brutalist styled architecture building, insomnia cookies, two iconic hotels, the Duncan and the Study, and so on, while on the other... More 

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Thank Steve W
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

When you visit New Haven, take some time to visit the unique stores and local dining spots on Chapel Street. My favorite eatery is Claire's (coffee, shakes, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bakery treats) and my favorite store is Wave (unique jewelry and gifts).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This place is the heart of Yale! Lots of things to see and do here. I would recommend being careful at night as there can be some unscrupulous individuals.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Chapel Street is a main East-West artery road in New Haven. It runs right past Yale University, the Yale Repertory Theater, the Yale School of Drama, and, down the road, the Yale Bowl, the Yale football stadium.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Lot of food joints, full of people having a nice time. In evenings, the street gets busier and brighter. Good place to chill out.

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Woodbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Chapel Street has a host of stores and two museums to visit. There are a variety of excellent restaurants on the street as well. History at your finger tips on this street.

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Our first visit actually in the Yale campus grounds, for a wedding. Loved it, great area and beautiful building!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Chapel Street, right in the heart of the undergraduate campus area, is the commercial center for Yale. Loads of restaurants and shops, many Yale buildings. Always interesting. I'm not sure I'd think of it as a tourist destination for anyone who didn't either have a connection with Yale or happened to be a New Haven resident. But if you're in... More 

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