Destination Penn
Meeting Facilities

University of Pennsylvania

Houston Hall

Historic Houston Hall, the nation's first student union, offers a diversity of meeting and conference rooms, open lounge spaces, large multi-purpose meeting and function rooms, as well as Houston Market, Penn's foremost food and beverage retail outlet.

An Information Center housed in the lobby provides your group with an extra level of service with useful directional and campus information, as well as information on sites and activities in University City and Greater Philadelphia.

Capacity: Under 50

Bishop White Boardroom
Golkin Room
Brachfeld Suite
Rein Family Suite
Griski Conference Room
Morris Seitz Memorial Boardroom
Class of 1947 Suite

Capacity: Under 100

Ben Franklin Room
Platt Rehearsal Room

Capacity: Under 300

Hall of Flags
Bodek Lounge
Class of 1949 Auditorium

Location of Houston Hall

Location of Houston Hall

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First Floor Floor Plan
Second Floor Foor Plan
Third Floor Plan

Audio Visual Equipment

Houston Hall

The multi-purpose buildings of the Perelman Quadrangle have a proud history dating back to 1895. Houston Hall, the nation's first student union, brought the flavor of Oxford and Cambridge to Penn's Campus. Perelman facilities have been restored to their original splendor thanks to design by renowned architects of Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates. Each arhitecturally significant building offers its own history, charm and character. Be sure to visit them all.


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