Since the chapel, designed by architecht, E. Fay Jones, a protoge of Frank Lloyd Wright, opened in 1980, over five million people have visited. It has won numerous architectural awards such as the American Institute of Architecture's Design of the Year Award for 1981 and the American Institute of Architecture's Design of the Decade Award for the 1980's. Recently, members of the American Institute of Architects placed Thorncrown Chapel fourth on its list of the top buildings of the twentieth century.
Cool Spaces & Fun Places is a TV series featuring tourist attractions in NW Arkansas. I produced, voiced, and edited the show.