Middle School Building (was St.Ann's Episcopal Church) Packer Collegiate Institute Livingston and Clinton Streets Brooklyn, New York, USA LL: N 40.69229, W 73.99323
Packer Collegiate Institute 170 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201-4396 T: (718)875-6644 F: (718)935-034
Disused for many years.
Parish sold building to Institute in 1969, and merged with parish of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; it was then remodeled for school use. Uncertain which "tower" holds bells.
Chime-sized instrument or collection of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The whole instrument was installed in 1869 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 1992
A page about the former organs in this building has a good color photo of the facade (clickable for a much larger version), a history of the building (constructed in 1869), and an old B/W drawing of it (also clickable for a much larger version).
News article on the conversion of St.Ann's for school use.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NY.
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