Richards House

Gender inclusive restroom located on the first floor.

66 Quad Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
United States

Richards, a first and second-year residence hall, is the third building located at the south end of Taylor Street. Constructed of stone in modified Gothic design, the building honors the memory of Charles Russ Richards, president of the University from 1922 to 1935. 

Richards houses 143 students on four floors. Students live in singles and doubles. All the rooms contain movable furniture, including a bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, and closet or wardrobe for each resident.

A TV lounge, study lounge, game room, kitchen, vending machines and laundry facility are on the first floor.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Richards is home to the Choice Community.

Building Details

  • Co-ed building
  • Single-gender floors
  • Named after LU President, Charles Russ Richards
  • Outdoor basketball court

Building Floor Plans

(You'll need your Lehigh ID and password to access the floor plans)

Richards house exterior
Richards interior 1
Richards interior 2