Butler Hall


About Butler Hall

Butler Hall was built in 1924 by renowned architect George F. Pelham. It is located on the corner of 119 Street and Morningside Drive, overlooking beautiful Morningside Park. In addition to office space, the building is home to Butler Atrium, which is located on the top floor. The recently renovated event space features floor to ceiling windows that showcase breathtaking views of the Upper Manhattan skyline.

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This option is for guests or Columbia affiliates without an EMS Account.

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Columbia Affiliates with an EMS Account should submit requests through EMS.

Skyline views seen from inside Butler Atrium


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Year Round

3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Submit our brief quote request form and we will contact you with additional details and estimated pricing. Students, faculty & staff can log into EMS to obtain estimated pricing. Refer to the Butler Hall Venue Policy below for an overview of services required for events held at this venue.

Relevant Policies for This Venue

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Columbia University Events Policies

All events at Columbia must comply with the University's Events Policies.

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Butler Hall Venue Policy

Guidelines and policies specific to using any of the spaces in Butler Hall.


The following spaces are available within this venue. Additional information, including dimensions of available spaces at this venue, maximum occupancy numbers and space configurations are available in our downloadable Fact Sheet (PDF).