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Butterfield Hall Renovation

Project phase: Archived

The Residential and Hospitality Services Strategic Plan calls for the renovation of all Brody Neighborhood residence halls in order to create a desirable place for students to live and learn. Michigan State University has completed the renovation of Butterfield Hall. Butterfield Hall is the sixth and final Brody Neighborhood residence hall that has been renovated. 

Project details:

  • Major mechanical, electrical and ventilation upgrades and replacements.
  • Addition of life-safety systems.
  • ADA code-required modifications.
  • Interior renovations to common spaces and resident bathrooms.
  • Asbestos abatement.
  • Lighting upgrades.
  • Flooring and ceiling replacement.
  • Roofing and exterior repair.
  • Window replacement.
  • Reception desk modifications.
  • Improvements to student rooms and common areas.
  • Reconfiguration of community bathrooms.
  • Replacement of existing plumbing.
  • Enhanced entrances, including heated walks, patio space and sidewalks.
  • Conversion of nine balconies into nine new single-resident rooms.

Butterfield Hall is located in the northeast corner of the Brody Neighborhood, which is on the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Harrison Road in the Residential District.


  • Constuction for this project was completed in June 2014. 

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