Dormitories, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

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Looking northeast at Larsen Hall which was built in 1907 at a cost of $93,000 and named for the first president of Luther College, Laur Larsen, Larsen Hall is the oldest residence hall on Luther College's campus and is located at 700 College Drive, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Luther College was established as a Lutheran seminary in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants. For 75 years the school admitted men only; then in 1936 Luther College became coeducational. Luther College today is a private coeducational liberal arts college and an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.