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Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 26 September 2018 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

At the base of the Riverwalk's Rotary Hill stands the majestic Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower, a unique, 16-story structure with a 72- bell musical carillon. This gift, given to the Naperville community to commemorate the dawn of the New Millennium, was built through community support and donations, and is maintained through a partnership between the Naperville Park District, Millennium Carillon Foundation and the City of Naperville.

Visitors can climb the 253 steps to the top of the tower on the guided tour and enjoy the spectacular view, where on a clear day the Chicago Skyline can be seen.

Tuesday night recitals are performed during the Summer by carillonneurs who come from all over the country and world, including Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands.

Photo captured July 29, 2018.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 160 21 mm

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Anne from France

A unusual architecture.

26 Sep 2018 5:03am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Stunning art work.

26 Sep 2018 5:21am

Cllaudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Impressionnante cette Tour ..

26 Sep 2018 5:39am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

imposant monument !
great work !

26 Sep 2018 5:53am

Ginnie from Netherlands

What a delightful landmark, Steven. Even with my new knee I would want to climb all the way to the top, just for the view!

26 Sep 2018 6:09am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Une construction imposante, impressionnante et originale dans son architecture.
Bonne journée Steven

26 Sep 2018 6:26am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a fascinating idea put into practice. Impressive.

26 Sep 2018 7:09am

Martine from France

Une construction qui sort de l'ordinaire.

26 Sep 2018 7:11am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Really an original carillon and tower also. Nice shot Steven

26 Sep 2018 7:52am

Marité from France

Waouh, quel monument original !!!
Bonne journée.

26 Sep 2018 8:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Like a cubist space rocket. Excellent

26 Sep 2018 9:07am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A wonderful look at this tower. I imagine the views from the top are spectacular.

26 Sep 2018 9:56am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Un beau paysage!

26 Sep 2018 9:56am

Marjolein from westvoorne, Netherlands

What a special tower

26 Sep 2018 10:13am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice view

26 Sep 2018 10:35am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Agréable

26 Sep 2018 10:41am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

It's a beauty, and you did well to pull back and give plenty of space and scale to the scene. Excellent.

26 Sep 2018 11:45am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I would LOVE to hear one of the performances. Beautifully composed view

26 Sep 2018 2:09pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of this majestic millennium tower. Excellent composition. Superb. :)

26 Sep 2018 2:58pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

it is certainly an amazing bit of architectural design

love the inclusion of the tree limb on the upper, right

26 Sep 2018 3:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Great looking structure. It is a community project that continues to give pleasure back to the community.

26 Sep 2018 3:26pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle tour et ce carillon et le parc avec les personnes sueprbe compo
amitié

26 Sep 2018 3:27pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Très belle structure originale.

26 Sep 2018 4:16pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I like the sound of the carrillon. Beautiful image of the tower!

26 Sep 2018 4:27pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

A beautiful architecture and landmark !

26 Sep 2018 4:41pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting and artistic tower.

26 Sep 2018 6:53pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Carillonneur - that's a new word for me :)

26 Sep 2018 7:24pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

interesting architecture, great shot of this unique tower

26 Sep 2018 8:43pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Amazing place!

26 Sep 2018 9:46pm

Wallace from Burlington, Canada

Nice focal point.

26 Sep 2018 10:34pm

Remus from Portugal

And it is located in a beautiful place, wrapped in green. Beautiful surroundings and the carillon has a harmonious architecture.

27 Sep 2018 4:30pm