Sonya L. Margerum City Hall (formerly Morton Community Center)

222 N. Chauncey Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47906

The former Morton Community Center has been renovated and is now Margerum City Hall. Margerum City Hall houses most of the city offices and community space operated by the Parks and Recreation Department.


Rental hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and Saturday, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Renters will be subject to overtime charges if they stay past their scheduled rental time.

Margerum City Hall is a “no alcohol” and “no tobacco” facility, including the parking lot and all surrounding property. A warming kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, sink, prep table, ice maker, and coffee pot. Dance studios are available and have studio mirrors, ballet bars, and a sound system.

Please note: building hours may vary depending on the programming schedule. 

Visit here and click on "Facility Rentals" for cost and room availability. 

Margerum City Hall was formally known at the Morton Community Center and was the only continually used public elementary school in West Lafayette until the second quarter of the Twentieth Century.