Hurlbut Hall, a Crimson Yard or "Union" dorm, is located next to Pennypacker and Greenough.
Hurlbut is located close to Lamont Library, Kong, and the Barker Center for Arts and Humanities (which features a Board Plus cafe).
Amenities & Floor Plan
Hurlbut contains 4 floors (Lower Butt 1-2, Upper Butt 3-4), as well as a laundry room, common room, and water filler. Their building manager is named Joseph.
Hurlbut is known for having some of the most desirable first-year housing on campus. Room configurations include large singles clustered around a common space, forming a “pod” and spacious six-person suites.
The hall houses about 60 students, split into two entryways: Lower Butt 1-2 and Upper Butt 3-4.
Built in 1959, the hall is named after Byron Hurlbut, a former dean of Harvard College.
Past notable residents include:
- James Blake, former professional tennis player
- Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve
- Amory Lovins, Chairman/Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute
- Roger Myerson, American economist and professor at the University of Chicago
- Elizabeth Wurtzel, American writer and journalist, known for the confessional memoir Prozac Nation