So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 3
Capacity 42
Room Types Single, Double
Gender Female
Average Ceiling Height Between 8’2″ and 8’8″
Average Window Size Small: 22.5″ x 52″, Large: 45.5″ x 52″, X-Large: 70″ x 52″
A/C No
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details O-Bryan has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. The community bathroom has individual shower stalls with a changing area. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.

House History

Edna O’Bryan (1883-1968) graduated from Missouri State Teachers in 1912. She also received a diploma from the Pratt Institute of New York in 1918. She came to Iowa State as an instructor of applied art in 1925, was made a professor in 1945, and became professor emeritus in 1966. She also served as acting head of the department from 1944 to 1948. She was an inspiring teacher at Iowa State for 39 years.