|Location||1005 E. 60th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Zantzinger, Borie & Medary|
Burton–Judson Courts (B-J/The Beej) is a dormitory located on the University of Chicago campus. The neo-Gothic style structure was designed by the Philadelphia architectural firm of Zantzinger, Borie & Medary, and was completed in 1931 at a cost of $1,756,287.
Burton–Judson Courts is built around two courtyards that are named after the university's second and third presidents, Harry Pratt Judson and Ernest DeWitt Burton. Burton-Judson contains six houses: Dodd-Mead, Salisbury, Linn-Mathews, Coulter, Chamberlin, and Vincent. In addition to student rooms, the building contains a library, lounge rooms, and apartments for resident heads.
- Carl Sagan Noted astronomer. Lived in Dodd-Mead House (room 141).
- James W. Cronin Nobel Prize–winning physicist and University of Chicago faculty member. Lived in Chamberlin House.
- Philip Glass Noted composer, lived in Coulter House.
- Tucker Max Noted blogger and fratire writer. Lived in Mathews House.
- George Steiner Literary and cultural critic.
- Evan Sharp Co-founder and designer of Pinterest. Lived in Salisbury House.
- Walter Oi, academic and US government economist.
- Otis Brawley, oncologist and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society.
- Thomas Sebeok, semiotician and linguist.
- John Scalzi,[page needed] Science fiction author. Lived in Linn House.
- Jay Pridmore, Peter Kiar. The University of Chicago: an architectural tour. p. 106. Retrieved 2010-03-23.
- photoarchive.lib.uchicago.edu (1958). "Burton-Judson Courts". Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- Carl Sagan: A Life
- University of Chicago 1953 Student Address Book
- University of Chicago 1951-1952 Student Address Book
- University of Chicago 1954-1955 Student Address Book
- University of Chicago 1994-1998 Student Address Book
- George Steiner, Errata: An Examined Life New Haven: Yale, 1999, p. 44
- Michael Szenberg, Lall Ramrattan, eds., Reflections of Eminent Economists Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2004, p. 333
- Otis Webb Brawley and Paul Goldberg, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America, p. 143
- Paul Cobley, John Deely, Kalevi Kull, eds., Semiotics Continues to Astonish: Thomas A. Sebeok and the Doctrine of Signs p. 469
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