Monument Mori

Rethinking death and the city.

Architect John Ronan proposes to transform Chicago's abandoned 2,500,000 square-foot post office into the largest municipal mausoleum on the face of the earth. Is it grand vision or high theater? And is the modern civic psyche too fragile to tolerate such a presence?.

Thanks to Lynn Becker

Full Story: If it looks like a mausoleum

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