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$19m later, Amherst College rethinks project

AMHERST — It was the biggest, most expensive, most audacious building ever conceived at Amherst College, a terraced glass-and-steel science center nestled into a hill, designed by a celebrated architect.

But now, it is a $19 million mistake, never to be built.

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