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Work on Harvard University's $1B Allston Campus Slows Down with the Economy

Harvard University President Drew Faust last week announced a slowdown, and possible suspension, of work on its $1 billion Allston campus absent improvement in the economy. The university plans to finish the foundation, then bring the structure to ground level this year, but may not be able to complete the 350-acre, 589,000-square-foot science-oriented campus in time for its planned opening in 2011, she said.

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