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Jennie McGraw Tower and Cornell Chimes

Constructed in 1891 atop Uris Library, the tower is a campus landmark, 173 feet high and 161 steps from the ground. It houses the Cornell clock and chimes. The chimes' 19 bells were removed from the tower in 1998. The reconfigured and retuned set, expanded to 21 bells, will be installed in the tower in fall 1999. They will be played daily by student and alumni chimesmasters, whose repertoire includes more than two thousand songs. Constructed in 1891 atop Uris Library, the tower is a campus landmark, 173 feet high and 161 steps from the ground. It houses the Cornell clock and chimes. The chimes' 19 bells were removed from the tower in 1998. The reconfigured and retuned set, expanded to 21 bells, will be installed in the tower in fall 1999. They will be played daily by student and alumni chimesmasters, whose repertoire includes more than two thousand songs.

Constructed in 1891 atop Uris Library, the tower is a campus landmark, 173 feet high and 161 steps from the ground. It houses the Cornell clock and chimes. The chimes' 19 bells were removed from the tower in 1998. The reconfigured and retuned set, expanded to 21 bells, will be installed in the tower in fall 1999. They will be played daily by student and alumni chimesmasters, whose repertoire includes more than two thousand songs. Constructed in 1891 atop Uris Library, the tower is a campus landmark, 173 feet high and 161 steps from the ground. It houses the Cornell clock and chimes. The chimes' 19 bells were removed from the tower in 1998. The reconfigured and retuned set, expanded to 21 bells, will be installed in the tower in fall 1999. They will be played daily by student and alumni chimesmasters, whose repertoire includes more than two thousand songs.

Willard Straight Hall

"The Straight" opened in 1925 as one of the nation's first student unions. A stately Gothic structure with cathedral ceilings, marble staircases, and oak paneling, it houses dining facilities, a browsing library, a music room, a ceramics studio, an art gallery, Cornell Cinema, meeting and activity rooms, the Office of the Dean of Students, and offices for more than forty student organizations. "The Straight" opened in 1925 as one of the nation's first student unions. A stately Gothic structure with cathedral ceilings, marble staircases, and oak paneling, it houses dining facilities, a browsing library, a music room, a ceramics studio, an art gallery, Cornell Cinema, meeting and activity rooms, the Office of the Dean of Students, and offices for more than forty student organizations.

"The Straight" opened in 1925 as one of the nation's first student unions. A stately Gothic structure with cathedral ceilings, marble staircases, and oak paneling, it houses dining facilities, a browsing library, a music room, a ceramics studio, an art gallery, Cornell Cinema, meeting and activity rooms, the Office of the Dean of Students, and offices for more than forty student organizations. "The Straight" opened in 1925 as one of the nation's first student unions. A stately Gothic structure with cathedral ceilings, marble staircases, and oak paneling, it houses dining facilities, a browsing library, a music room, a ceramics studio, an art gallery, Cornell Cinema, meeting and activity rooms, the Office of the Dean of Students, and offices for more than forty student organizations.

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

The museum is housed in a building designed by I. M. Pei. Built in 1973 on the site where Ezra Cornell is said to have announced his intention to found a university, it offers spectacular views of the campus, Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. The museum's Asian, American, and graphic arts collections are especially notable. The museum is housed in a building designed by I. M. Pei. Built in 1973 on the site where Ezra Cornell is said to have announced his intention to found a university, it offers spectacular views of the campus, Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. The useum's Asian, American, and graphic arts collections are especially notable.

The museum is housed in a building designed by I. M. Pei. Built in 1973 on the site where Ezra Cornell is said to have announced his intention to found a university, it offers spectacular views of the campus, Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. The museum's Asian, American, and graphic arts collections are especially notable. The museum is housed in a building designed by I. M. Pei. Built in 1973 on the site where Ezra Cornell is said to have announced his intention to found a university, it offers spectacular views of the campus, Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. The useum's Asian, American, and graphic arts collections are especially notable.

Cornell Plantations

The Plantations' holdings include 3,100 acres 200 on campusof natural areas, gardens, woodlands, nature trails, streams, and gorges. Easily accessible on campus are rose, peony, rhododendron, wildflower, and herb gardens; shrub and nut-tree collections; the Pounder Heritage Garden; and the Muenscher Poisonous Plants Garden. The Plantations' holdings include 3,100 acres 200 on campusof natural areas, gardens, woodlands, nature trails, streams, and gorges. Easily accessible on campus are rose, peony, rhododendron, wildflower, and herb gardens; shrub and nut-tree collections; the Pounder Heritage Garden; and the Muenscher Poisonous Plants Garden.

The Plantations' holdings include 3,100 acres 200 on campusof natural areas, gardens, woodlands, nature trails, streams, and gorges. Easily accessible on campus are rose, peony, rhododendron, wildflower, and herb gardens; shrub and nut-tree collections; the Pounder Heritage Garden; and the Muenscher Poisonous Plants Garden. The Plantations' holdings include 3,100 acres 200 on campusof natural areas, gardens, woodlands, nature trails, streams, and gorges. Easily accessible on campus are rose, peony, rhododendron, wildflower, and herb gardens; shrub and nut-tree collections; the Pounder Heritage Garden; and the Muenscher Poisonous Plants Garden.

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