Burton-Judson Courts

Architect: Zantzinger, Borie and Medary
Built: 1931

This neo-Gothic building, also known to students as B-J, is connected contiguously around two grassy courtyards and is adjacent to Arley D. Cathey Residential Dining Commons.

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Andrew Siegel and Patty Jones

Resident Deans

Patty and Andrew have been Resident Deans since Autumn 2009. For four years they were the Resident Masters of Pierce Tower. Now that Pierce has been decommissioned as a residence hall, they have transferred to the Burton-Judson community beginning in Autumn of 2013.

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“While living in Burton-Judson, I have never been so impressed by a building's character. I appreciate how every house and many of the rooms feel unique which lets you feel more at home and like you have a place where you belong on campus.”

—Sam W., Class of 2014

Residence Hall Map

1005 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-5100

Getting Around

Just south of the main campus quadrangles, across the Midway Plaisance from Harper Library. Most classrooms and the Regenstein Library are a five- to ten-minute walk.

Total Hall Residents: 313

Room Arrangements

Mostly singles, some large doubles; sizes range from 10’ X 12’ to 15’ X 15’. Community bathroom on each floor.

Burton-Judson Courts Sample Single Room Floor Plan

Burton-Judson Courts Sample Suite Room Floor Plan


  • Upper Burton lounge/common room
  • Large community kitchen
  • Television room
  • Library
  • Computer room
  • Two courtyards
  • Basement recreation room with ping-pong and pool tables
  • Black box theatre