Metcalf Trustee Center

The Metcalf Trustee Center offers elegance with a view. Located on the ninth floor of One Silber Way, it features a classically appointed ballroom with crystal chandeliers and an adjacent cocktail lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Boston. and an outdoor terrace. A nearby private conference room can serve as a breakout space, bridal lounge, or green room. Boston’s best-kept secret for wedding receptions, elegant galas, corporate meetings, or holiday parties. We are ready to help you plan your special day.


Feel free to contact us—our professional staff can help match your event to the perfect facility and arrange all the details.

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Metcalf Trustee Center Details

1 Silber Way, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Getting Here

The Metcalf Trustee Center is located on the Boston University campus at 1 Silber Way on the 9th floor. Guests can easily get here via Storrow Drive, I-90, and public transportation.

Seating & Capacity

The Metcalf Trustee Center is capable of many seating and floor configurations including sit down meals, cocktail receptions, lectures, and even a dance floor.

  • Buffet: 180
  • Buffet with Dance Floor: 150
  • Seated Meal: 220
  • Seated Meal with Dance Floor: 180
  • Cocktail Reception with Seating and Dance Floor: 175
  • Reception: 300
  • Lecture Style: 300
  • Classroom Style: 150

Kenmore Room

On the ninth floor of One Silber Way, this elegant, intimate space offers striking views of the Charles River, Fenway Park and the City of Boston for gatherings of up to 50 persons.

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Types of Events That Work Great Here

Social Celebrations & Weddings

We know it is important for everything to be perfect when celebrating life’s milestones. From the perfect space to a dedicated, experienced staff, BU makes it easy to relax and enjoy. Learn more

Corporate Events

No matter what type of event you have planned, you’ll find Boston University has the appropriate facility and a tireless staff with the experience necessary to make it a success. Learn more

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Special Event Catering

Our award-winning culinary team is ready to make your event a gastronomic success. Choose from a variety of menu packages or let us create a menu exclusively for your event. Either way the results will be mouth-watering, beautifully presented, and delivered with impeccable service.

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