Marvin Hall

(Narration by Allen Wiechert)


Location: west end of Jayhawk Boulevard near intersection with West Campus Drive
Occupied: 1908
Architect: John F. Stanton, State Architect; interior arrangement by Dean F. O. Marvin
Contractor: Manhattan Construction Co., George E. Hopper and Sons, Manhattan, Kansas
Levels: four
Exterior walls & foundation: Oread limestone quarried near site, squared; trim of Silverdale stone
Structure: heavy timber and limestone
Roof: red composition tile behind parapet; gable, cross gables and finials at ends
Window surrounds: cut and tooled limestone lintels and pointed arches, sides, and lugsills;
belt course over lower-level windows
Entry: two-story tower with crenellated roof, corbeling, decorative paneling, engaged columns;
tooled limestone pointed arch

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