Rentals The former presidential home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Hunter College's 65th Street townhouse is a distinguished setting for conferences, seminars, screenings, and elegant social functions.

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Roosevelt House, the historic New York City home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin’s mother Sara, and now the newly-restored home of Hunter College’s public policy institute, is a state-of-the-art facility offering a prime venue for lectures, conferences, seminars, film/photo/television/ video shoots, film screenings and elegant social functions.

The dramatic auditorium, carved out of the lower levels of the building, is ideal for lectures, conferences, and similar programs.

The elegant reception areas and dining room on the first floor are available for a variety of intimate affairs, including weddings, business gatherings, cocktail receptions, and other high-profile functions.

Conference rooms on the upper floors are available for seminars, board meetings, conferences and similar gatherings.

External Events
Roosevelt House can accommodate a wide range of special events and programming.

Download the Roosevelt House Rental Prospectus-Rate Card (PDF) for a list of available spaces and terms.

Floor Plans:

Complete the Rental Inquiry Form online.

Internal, Hunter College events
Roosevelt House is available to the Hunter community for special events, meetings, research seminars and conferences.

To request space:

  1. Complete the Room Reservation Inquiry Form online.
  2. Complete the Faculty and Staff Event Confirmation Form (PDF).

For additional questions and/or information on rentals or reservations, please contact our events department at 212-650-3174 or