Layout and Capacity


Faculty House beckons guests through a quiet courtyard entry and into the 1st floor Garden Level reception area, which features original terrazzo floors and a marble and wrought-iron staircase. The floor is also home to the Ivy Lounge and Coffee Bar and two meeting rooms. The 2nd floor Seminar Level is designed for versatility with eclectic, modern style with 4 meeting rooms. A more formal catering space is offered on the 3rd floor Presidential Level, a premier event venue accommodating up to 250 guests for dinner and dancing. This space boasts moveable walls for maximum versatility. Catering space for up to 180 guests on the 4th floor Skyline Level offers a vaulted ceiling and windows overlooking the outdoor terrace and Manhattan’s glittering skyline. At lunch during the academic year, this space is the Faculty House Dining Room.


With 38,000 square feet of climate controlled space, Faculty House has the capacity for up to 375 people for receptions, 250 for seated dinners, and flexibility to accommodate other-sized groups for year-round meetings, conferences, seminars, and special events.