Power to the People

By Peter Rooney

[Buildings] A turn-of-the-century building that once sup­plied power to campus will soon provide much-needed space for dances, meetings, din­ners, movie screenings, art exhibitions, parties and other student activities.

Dubbed the Power House, the brick building on the college’s southeast side will undergo a renovation that will be designed by architects Bruner/Cott (the firm known for designing the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams).

Amherst College Trustees Green-Light Lord Jeffery Inn Renovation Project

November 16, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College trustees have authorized resumption of the Lord Jeffery Inn project that will involve renovation of the historic inn’s 49 rooms and add event space and an expanded restaurant.