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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Princeton Architectural Press

By Marla R. Miller and Max Page

6.3 x 10 in; 192 pp pp;
Paperback
April 2013
ISBN 9781616891121
ISBN10 1616891122

SKU# 9781616891121

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The newest title in our Campus Guide series takes
readers on an architectural tour of University of
Massachusetts Amherst.
University of Massachusetts Amherst


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University of Massachusetts Amherst

The newest title in our Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of University of Massachusetts Amherst. As one of the nation’s oldest public universities, and the largest in the Northeast, the University has a rich and storied history. Initially chartered as the Massachusetts Agricultural College, the school has grown from fifty farmers to close to 24,000 students of diverse backgrounds and academic interests. The University’s campus has also expectedly experienced parallel growth. From a few barns on the Berkshire foothills, the University now sits atop nearly 1,500 acres. Five carefully considered tours put the architectural history of the campus into context.

• The first architectural history of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
• Campus includes many midcentury modern gems, including the Fine Arts Center (Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates), Herter Hall (Coletti Brothers), and the W. E. B. Du Bois Library (Edward Durell Stone)
• Walks are illustrated with beautiful new photography as well as historic images from the University’s archives

 

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6.3 x 10 in; 192 pp pp;
Paperback
April 2013
ISBN 9781616891121
ISBN10 1616891122

Author Marla Miller is a professor in UMass’s history department. Max Page is a professor of history and graduate program director of the Architecture and Design Program