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Please Note: A300 Special Events sections Houston, Buffalo and White Oak will not be available December 16, 2015 through January 8, 2016.

Reserve a Room Online

Office Location

One Main Street, Suite S204-P
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: (713) 221-8580
Fax: 713-223-7478

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Procedures and Guidelines

For more information on how to use and reserve UHD campus space and facilities, please review our Procedures and Guidelines.  

Emergency / After Hours Contact

UHD Police


Commerce Street Building

The New Commerce Street Building is a four-story structure with over 94,000 square feet of space. The Commerce Street Building houses a multi-purpose banquet / meeting Room (The Allen Room), various meeting spaces, and classroom areas with a scenic atrium and stairway in the foyer. The Allen Room also has a catering kitchen for your special event needs. The Commerce Street Building sits at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Downtown Houston overlooking Allen’s Landing, Houston’s birthplace on Buffalo Bayou. It faces the 75-year-old One Main Building at 1 Main Street, also known as the historic Merchant and Manufacturers Building, and headquarters to Houston ’s Downtown University. 


Commerce Street Building

The Allen Room C-100

View Available Room Setups

  • Seats 60 - Banquet Style at Round Tables
  • Seats 96 - Classroom Style at Rectangular Tables
  • Catering Kitchen
  • LCD Projector
  • Projection Screens

Allen Room C-100

Available Room Setups

Allen Room Kitchen

Allen Room Kitchen



  • Ideal for event registration

Commerce Street Atrium

Picture of Rear View of Atrium

Commerce Street Building Atrium Rear View


Commerce Street Building Patio


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Last updated or reviewed on 3/7/11

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