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Opened in 1968 and formerly known as New Dorm, Chesnut Hall Serves as a residence hall for men and women attending Park University.


  • From the tree top.
  • Old Chestnut Hall Fire.
  • Old Chestnut Hall.
  • Nothing but Chestnut.
  • That long walk home.
  • Something old.

Chesnut Hall opened in 1968 and formerly known as New Dorm serves as a residence hall for men and women. Chesnut Hall was renamed in 1987 in honor of the original Chesnut Hall that burned in 1955. 


Chesnut Hall Collection.The Park Building Collection. Fishburn Archive and Special Collections. Park University, Parkville, MO.