Name: W.H. Langan Hall
Address: 1328 Park St.
Purpose: Residence hall, 56 students
Before Cowles dining hall opened at the end of World War II, the North Campus dining hall was in the basement of Langan Hall. (The kitchens were adjoining, in the basement of Smith Hall.) W.H. Langan, the Des Moines businessman for whom the building was named, never attended Grinnell but was generous to the college.
- Four student lounges, one of which includes a piano
- One kitchen
Langan Hall was home to actor Gary Cooper ’26, who used his given name, Frank, while a student at Grinnell.