Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center
|Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center|
The Campus Center (on the right)
|Location||1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
|Antenna spire||204.98 feet (62.48 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Marcel Breuer & Associates|
The building also hosts The Campus Center Hotel on the upper floors of the building. The hotel consists of 116 rooms. Between 2008 and 2009, the hotel was renovated by Eastern General Contractors of Springfield, MA under the direction of Architectural firm Gensler.
Murray D. Lincoln
The Center is named after Murray D. Lincoln who was president of the National Cooperative Business Association from 1941 to 1965. As a board member of the International Cooperative Alliance, Lincoln was a spokesman for cooperatives in many spheres. He was also the first president of CARE.
He led in forming economic associations, such as: the Ohio Farm Bureau Cooperative Association, an agricultural credit association, a rural electric association, and what is now the Nationwide Insurance organization. As the president of Nationwide, he moved the organization into diverse areas of serving people’s needs.
- http://www.aux.umass.edu/campuscenter/ Official Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center website]
- http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=129725 Emporis: Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center]
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