John F. Kennedy Tower

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John F. Kennedy Tower
Coolidge Hall and Kennedy Hall, UMass Amherst, Amherst MA.jpg
John F. Kennedy Tower
(skyscraper on the left)
General information
Type Dormitory
Location 620 Massachusetts Avenue
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
United States
Coordinates 42°23′2.76″N 72°31′46.54″W / 42.3841000°N 72.5295944°W / 42.3841000; -72.5295944Coordinates: 42°23′2.76″N 72°31′46.54″W / 42.3841000°N 72.5295944°W / 42.3841000; -72.5295944
Construction started 1964
Completed 1966
Antenna spire 276 feet (84 m)
Technical details
Floor count 22
Design and construction
Architect Hugh A. Stubbins and Associates

The John F. Kennedy Tower, also known as Kennedy Hall, is a skyscraper in Amherst, Massachusetts that is built in the modernist style. It is named after former senator and President of the United States John F. Kennedy. It is part of the Southwest Residential Area at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. When was built, it was known as the Southwest (North) Dormitory II. The building is also among the five top tallest dorms at the university and the Umass system.

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