Spooner Hall

(Narration by Norma Hohn)


Location: Jayhawk Boulevard and 14th Street, northeast intersection
Occupied: 1894
Architects: Henry Van Brunt of Van Brunt and Howe, Boston and Kansas City
Contractor: Fellows and Vansant
Levels: four, the rear apse originally had five levels for bookstacks
Exterior walls: Oread limestone quarried on site, squared
Trim: red sandstone from an unknown quarry for window surrounds,
quoins, belt courses, pilasters, entablatures, arches, parapet caps, and columns
Foundation & structure: Oread limestone
Roof: red clay tile; gable, parapet front with owl relief; hip roof on apse; stepped joined chimneys
Entry arcade: one-story arcade, semi-circular arches, parapet roof

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