Umass Library was once the tallest in the world
I suppose this is one ubiquitous Internet top ten listical you will not see UMass Office of News & Media Relations extensively hyping.
Southwest Towers (a 6th was planned but never materialized) built circa 1963 for high density housing
Towers look prettier at night
But hey, if you have traversed the UMass campus much at all you certainly have developed a sense of humor about some of the "brutalist" cold war East German architecture.
Fine Arts Center goes long rather than up
I'm reminded of the Barnes Air National Guard A-10 warthog jets that used to routinely fly over Amherst: exceedingly functional, but ever so ugly.
So ugly they are kinda cute.
A-10 warthog, brtttttt, doing its thing
Of course it could be worse: Hampshire College made #3!