So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 3
Capacity 76
Room Types Double
Gender Co-Ed
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 Yes
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Spinney 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

Named for Louis Spinney (1869-1951). Spinney graduated from Iowa State in the class of 1892. He was Head of Physics and Electrical Engineering from 1897 to 1909 and Head of the Physics Department from 1909 to 1931, retiring from the staff in 1942. His life masterpiece was his classic textbook on physics. He received the Alumni Merit Award.