The Numbered Houses

471-476 Memorial Drive (W70)
Cambridge, MA 02139

The Numbered Houses

Links and Contact Information


For Information about the Numbered Houses, please visit:

New House

New House 2

New House 3

New House 4

New House 5 (Desmond)

For any questions about living in the Numbered Houses, email Lawson Kosulic -

About the Community

New House is a home, and the people within it become a second family. From cooking to Nerf wars and dance-offs, everyone in New House comes together to make something that is one of a kind. New House isn’t a building; New House is the people that live and thrive inside it. 

Facility Information

Facility Information: 

Capacity: 290

Coed: Yes (except for Chocolate City, an all-male identifying community and Juniper, an all-female identifying community)

Room Types: Single, Double

Cost per semester: $6,530-$5,775

House Tax: $35 to $95 (depending on the specific house)

Dining Program: Cook-for-Yourself Community

Smoking: No

Carpeting: Hallways 

Air Conditioning: Yes

Elevator: Yes

Pets: No Pets (except fish)

Style of Building: Suite/Corridor Style

Click here for Full Housing Grid

Dining Information

Dining Information: 
• Many students form cooking groups with friends or simply with people that have similar eating schedules.
• Some choose to cook independently.
• Some also choose to have a meal plan. While New House does not have a dining hall, Next House, which does have a dining hall, is only 100 feet away. 

Meet the House Teams

Wesley L. Harris (Head of House)
John Ross Campbell (Associate Director for Undergraduate Residential Life )