Ames Hall

Building Description:

Ames Hall was built over the course of 1953-54 using funds provided by the state of Maryland, and has since been renovated. It is dedicated in honor of Joseph S. Ames, an influential man who spent his entire academic career at Johns Hopkins University (B.A. 1886, Ph.D. 1890, Faculty Member 1890-1935, Dean 1924-1929, Provost 1926-1929, and President of the University 1929-1935), and consummated his career by organizing the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, the predecessor of NASA. Today, Ames Hall is home to the departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Geography, Environmental Engineering, and History of Science and Technology.

Accessibility Features:

  • Average Restroom Lighting Survey score: 4.57 out of 5
  • At least one ADA compliant restroom
  • Publicly-accessible All Gender/Unisex Single-stall Restroom (5th floor)
  • Restroom genders alternate by floor
  • Restrooms with Changing Tables (Men's 110E/D, Women's 213E/F)