Rotary Club donates clock tower as centennial gift

This 22-feet clock tower- a gift from the Rotary Club- stands in downtown Fort Wayne.
This clock tower was a gift from the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne.
This clock tower was a gift from the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A new clock tower was installed in downtown as a lasting gift to the city. The Rotary Club of Fort Wayne provided this gift in honor of its 2015 centennial year.

“We wanted to do something that would be a lasting legacy for the community and our club members decided on this as a lasting legacy,” Jeff Krull president of the Rotary Club said.

The 22-foot high Centennial Tower was installed at the Downtown Library Plaza, on West Wayne Street. Monday morning. The tower will be officially dedicated Oct. 2.

The Tower was custom designed and built by the Verdin Company of Cincinnati.  MSKDT & Associates, Inc., led by MSKTD partner and Rotarian Jim Kratzat, provided the architectural coordination and structural base design. The Hagerman Group, led by president and Rotarian Nate Fink, constructed the base and is installing the Tower.

 

 

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