The First Neighborhoods
—Dr. John Walters —
One of Manhattan's early architects, Dr. John Walters, designed Douglass School in 1903. The school - designed for "colored" children is now the Douglass Center Annex.
Walters is best known for his buildings on the Kansas State University campus, including Fairchild Hall and Kedzie Hall. Dr. Walters was also instrumental in creating the architecture program at Kansas State Agricultural College, now K-State.
Location. 39° 10.515′ N, 96° 33.722′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Yuma Street, on the right when traveling south on 4th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manhattan KS 66502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colorado Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manhattan's Union Pacific Depot - Revived (about 500 feet away); Change & Growth (about 600 feet away); The American Veteran (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riley County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Amanda Arnold Arch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Damon Runyon (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . . K-State Architecture Celebrates Centennial (2003)
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