Baker-Berry Library Bell Tower at Dartmouth College
Architect: Bruner/Cott & Associates
Owner: Dartmouth College
Dartmouth’s Campus Symbol Restored
Dartmouth College was founded in 1769. The Baker Bell Tower was built in 1928. For nearly 100 years it’s stood as the tallest occupied building on campus. It’s a school symbol that’s gotten a recent facelift. Baker Bell Tower was built by Dartmouth Campus Architect Jens Frederick Larson, originally modeled after Independence…
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Baker tower sees first renovations complete in time for Homecoming
After being wrapped up in a scrim for most of the fall term, Baker Bell Tower — one of the College’s most iconic buildings — has been uncovered from its full-size photograph facade. Its first-ever renovation is complete just in time for Homecoming Weekend. According to Facilities Operations and Management program manager Patrick O’Hern, the entire restoration cost approximately $5.5 million.
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Library to Get Major Update: Dartmouth’s Baker Bell Tower Renovations to Begin Next Summer
Dartmouth College plans to undertake a roughly $4 million rehab of its most prominent architectural symbol, the Baker Library bell tower, beginning in July 2016. Its chimes have rung across campus since 1928, the year the library opened, according to Lisa Hogarty, the college’s vice president of campus planning. Now, she said, the tower, as well as the roof of Baker Library, are in need of replacement.
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