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Rose Hall

Building Details

1401 East Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States
Offices / Resources: 
Residence Life
Description: 

Rooms

Rose Hall has 10 singles and 29 doubles. It houses 68 students.  All Rose Hall rooms are equipped with wooden bed frames and all beds can be lofted. Students interested in lofting their beds must rent east campus lofts through Bedloft.com.

North

Floors Singles Doubles
First 0 5
Second 0 5
Third 1 6

South

Floors Singles Doubles
First 4 3
Second 4 6
Third 2 4

Amenities

Lounges

Rose has three lounges. The lounge on the first floor has a television, while the other floors have smaller lounges. The first floor lounge is the setting for artwork by Sally Kuzma, Crop Rotations, that uses scanned images of kernels of corn to create kaleidoscopic patterns.

Rose first floor lounge   Rose Hall second floor lounge

Kitchens

The Rose kitchen is located on the first floor and has a stove, an oven, a fridge and a microwave. The lounges on the second and third floors have an attached pantry with microwaves and sinks. 

Rose Hall kitchen

Storage

Rose has a trunk room located in the basement which is used for storage.

Laundry

Rose Hall hosts a laundry facility in its basement, which has several washers and dryers that can be operated using campus cash from a student's P-Card.

Computer Lab

Rathje Hall, located near Rose Hall, has a computer lab with printing facilities.

Recycling

Rose has a recycling room on the first floor.

Building History: 

Named to honor the mother of trustee Henry Cornell '76, Rose Hall is positioned on east campus between Rathje and Kershaw Halls. Constructed of white Iowa limestone, Rose Hall is connected to the other East Campus halls by a roofed loggia. Its large first-floor windows open the lounge onto the expanse of Mac Field. The lounge is the setting for artwork by Sally Kuzma, Crop Rotations, that uses scanned images of kernels of corn to create kaleidoscopic patterns.

Rose Hall has the distinction of being part of the "equinox pathway".  Those who rise early on the morning of the vernal equinox can view the sunrise directly to the east through two campus archways (the Rose Hall arch and the Rawson/Gates Tower arch). The East Campus residence halls were designed by William Rawn Associates to complement, but not duplicate, the dormitories President Main built more than 90 years ago.

Building is a Dormitory: 
yes
Building is Substance-Free: 
no
Building is Gender Neutral: 
no
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