Saturday, June 11, 2005

Monument Mori

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?

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Originally published in the Chicago Reader, June 10, 2005

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