Mitchell Tower University of Chicago 57th Street & South University Avenue Chicago, Illinois, USA LL: N 41.79128, W 87.59839
Tom Farthing, Ringing Master E: tom/@/farthing DOTus - and - Sarah Arehart W: (773)702-2715 E: email@example.com
University of Chicago 5801 South Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 T: (312)702-1234 [general offices]
Sep-May, practice Saturday 1030-1300, Monday 1630-2000; Jun-Aug TBD. Visitors please contact in advance to confirm.
Original tower clock removed long ago; only a few weight pulleys remain.
Ring of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1908 with bells made by Whitechapel Auxiliary mechanisms: LnH Tower details: Height of ringing room: 18 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 32 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 32 meters above ground Belfry openness: 5% Year of latest technical information source is 1978*Links:
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