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Verdin Carillon Completes World-Class Performing Arts Center

Verdin installs 47 cast bronze bells in the 17-story tower for The Smith Center–a world-class performing arts center in Las Vegas.

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The Smith Center Bell Carillon

Verdin Bell Towers

Create a Cherished Landmark

Verdin Bell Towers

Verdin's bell towers are specifically designed to preserve and enrich the aesthetic and acoustic qualities of our cast bronze bells. Because we use the same precision in constructing a bell tower as we do in crafting bells, our bell towers become cherished landmarks on churches, college campuses, city centers, public parks, and institutions. Adding a Bell Tower is an investment in the cultural beauty of your community—one that will last for generations.

Verdin's 170 year history gives us a unique perspective on celebrating a community's heritage. Our Bell Towers enhance communities across the country by combining the distinctive elements of bells and architecture into a stunning showpiece that immediately distinguishes any setting.

Choose From Several Tower Designs or Custom Design Your Own

Tower Designs

Verdin offers several standard bell tower options. We will also work with customers and architects to create a custom tower. Our professionals work closely with you to choose and design a bell tower to showcase your new or existing bells and to compliment the surrounding architectural style. We welcome the opportunity to design a new tower that coordinates with the century-old buildings on a campus, or continues a vision for a civic center. Verdin offers several standard bell tower options. We work with customers and architects to create a custom tower.

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Verdin’s Memorial Tower: Funded by Church Members

Memorial Tower

The Verdin Memorial Tower provides an affordable way for your church to enjoy the sound of real bells, while offering your congregation a unique way to their honor loved ones. The tower may be funded by one or more individuals looking to leave a lasting legacy or permanent memorial. The parishoners and congregation can provide funding for the entire bell tower, or initiate separate funding initiatives for the bell, tower and cross, and electronic carillon individually. The Memorial Tower includes a donor plaque at the base to recognize donors.

The Memorial Tower stands 20' high, comes fully assembled from the Verdin factory, and is easy to install at your location. The steel tower is topped with a 3' gold toned cross, and comes with a 24" cast bronze bell weighing 255 lbs. The electronic carillon has bell, hymns, and musical selections that can be programmed to ring at special times in memory of loved ones, to commemorate a special date, and during religious holidays. The bell is cast at the Verdin bell foundry in Cincinnati, Ohio by skilled foundry workers.

In Their Own Words:

When people hear bells ringing, their hearts are lifted in a way that remains with them for life.”
— Lawrence Frank, Ft. Wayne, IN

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