Construction of the Bell Tower has come to an end after months of being closed off in the middle of Temple’s campus.
The purpose of the project was to put in a different permanent base surrounding the Bell Tower to give the area a new appearance.
Although the reassembly of Temple’s landmark blocked one of the main pathways that students use to get to class, it wasn’t too detrimental.
Sophomore Rachel Dettrey says, “It wasn’t too much in the way. I was still able to get to class. It definitely created more traffic though, in the the people walking.”
The Bell Tower and surrounding plaza come with a new name: Lenfest Circle. This change was in honor of longtime trustee, H.F Gerry Lenfest.
The Bell Tower’s makeover promotes a positive change as part of the many ongoing projects around campus.