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Lurie Tower

1230 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Carillon was built in 1996 in the heart of the university’s North Campus in the 4-acre area referred to as “The Grove.” A gift to the School of Engineering from the Robert and Ann Lurie Family Foundation, it contains 60 bells, with the lowest bell (bourdon) weighing 6 tons. The Royal Eijsbouts Bell Foundry of Asten, The Netherlands, cast the bells. The tower was built to the design of Charles Moore (AB 1947, Hon Arch Ph.D. 1992) and Arthur Anderson. the

Lurie Tower is located on U-M's North Campus.
The tower illuminated with different colors at dusk
The tower houses the Baird Carrillon, which contains 60 bells—the lowest, known as a bourdon, weighing 6 tons.
A photo of Lurie Tower taken between fall tree branches
Lurie as seen through fall colors
Students gathered on North Campus for "NorthFest," with Lurie Tower in the background.
Students gather at "NorthFest," with Lurie Tower in the background.