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Horticultural Hall, Kansas State University Campus, Manhattan, Riley County, KS

Horticultural Hall, Kansas State University Campus, Manhattan, Riley County, KS

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Summary

Significance: Horticultural Hall was built as part of a major expansion program at Kansas State University during the early twentieth century. The design is a late example of the Richardsonian Romanesque widely used for institutional buildings in the region. The exterior is distinguished by rough face native limestone and an overscaled syrian arch defining the entry. Interior rooms are organized around a large central stair with free classical detailing that is among the most notable interiors on the campus.
Survey number: HABS KS-61
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Giles, William, field team
Gustafson, James, field team
Haun, Sharon, field team
Jeorling, William, field team
Love, Eric, field team
Southall, James, field team
Longstreth, Richard, project manager
Wagner, Richard, project manager
Lee, Virginia, transmitter
Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
Kalkbrenner, Kenneth, delineator
Van Dyke, Bettina C, delineator
Tooker, Cynthia, delineator
Swegle, Eric, delineator
Hyde, Frank, delineator
Greene, Jeffrey A, delineator
Teeter, Brad, delineator
Yim, Yat Ming, delineator
Sponn, Daniel C, delineator
Hansen, Wesley, delineator
Stewart, Paul, delineator
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Location

Manhattan (Kan.)39.18361, -96.57167
Google Map of 39.18360819999999, -96.57166939999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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