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Shepard Hall

229 Convent Avenue,
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1903
  Finished1907
Floor Count8
Building Uses
 - education
 - other
 - university
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - atrium
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - masonry
 - glass
 - steel
 - stone
 - terra cotta
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof133 ft

Description
Architect: George B. Post

- Features the "Great Hall," a regal, nave-like space filled with light and framed by impressive columns. The room is 185 feet in length, 89 feet wide, and 63 feet high, and seats 1,520 persons. A large, detailed mural, "The Graduate," is set on the northeast wall.


- Houses the film and music departments, among others.

- There is a bell in the north tower, which is fully functional.

- Extensive repair and renovation was mostly completed in 2005.

- Restoration of the main entryway to its original configuration was completed in 2010.

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