Hurlbut

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Hurlbut
Dorm Hurlbut
Yard Crimson

Hurlbut Hall, a Crimson Yard or "Union" dorm, is located next to Pennypacker and Greenough.

Location

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.

History

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