Harkness Tower, Yale University

74 High Street, New Haven, CT

216' tall Collegiate Gothic style carillon tower completed in 1922


Harkness Tower, Yale University

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2004



Harkness Tower is 216 foot tall carillon tower designed in the Collegiate Gothic style by James Gamble Rogers and constructed between 1917 and 1922. The tower was donated to Yale by Anna M. Harkness in honor of her recently deceased son, Charles William Harkness,Yale class of 1883.

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2020: New photos from solarconstant
  • February 18, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 18, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


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