Yale Whale

Of course there’s the “Yale Whale” by Eero Saarinen

The David S. Ingalls Ice Arena (1956-58);
which to me was always more of a


But “stingray” doesn’t rhyme with Yale.

I’ll post soon on a recent California museum with the power and mystery and belly of a whale. Know which one?


One Response to “Yale Whale”

  1. Sujan P (Australia) Says:

    Its famous arched roof, 76 feet high at its zenith and featuring a 300-foot backbone, earned it the nickname “The Whale”. It has been the home of the Yale men’s ice hockey team since 1959 and the women’s team since 1977. Ingalls is also used for recreational skating, the Figure Skating Club, intramural hockey, high school playoffs and Yale Youth Hockey.

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