Seaton Hall

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Seaton Hall
Kansas State University Seaton Hall.jpg
Former names (mechanics hall, mechanical engineering hall, mechanics arts bldg, engineering bldg)
Alternative names 1955 Named for Dr. Roy A. Seaton (Class of 1904; Dean, Engineering and Architecture, 1920-1949)
General information
Type Residential Hall / Academic Building
Architectural style Neo-Renaissance
Address Kansas State University
Town or city Manhattan, Kansas
Country United States
Coordinates 39°11′23″N 96°34′57″W / 39.18972°N 96.58250°W / 39.18972; -96.58250Coordinates: 39°11′23″N 96°34′57″W / 39.18972°N 96.58250°W / 39.18972; -96.58250
Current tenants College of Architecture, Planning, and Design
Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science (College of Engineering)
Department of Geography
Completed 1908 South wing
1921 Center & West wing completed
1953 West wing expansion
1959 (North Wing)
Renovated 2000 (East Wing) 2002 West wing renovation named (Lee Wing) for Robert V. and Mildred E. Lee
Technical details
Floor count 3 and basement

Seaton Hall and Seaton Court are the names of two parts of one sprawling building on the campus of Kansas State University. The building is set just north of the Student Union and Bosco Plaza.


In 1999 the East wing underwent major renovations as part of a three-phase project. The architecture and planning firm Ebert Mayo Design Group was responsible for the plans. This phase cost $4.1 million and includes:

  • 22 Design Studios
  • 4 Classrooms
  • 4 Critique Rooms
  • Atrium/Display Gallery
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • New environmental systems


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