November 14, 2011
Building is part of trend away from sites that reflect death
Death is not a happy subject, so most of us would undoubtedly prefer not to think about funeral homes. But sooner or later, we’re likely to end up in one, if only to attend someone else’s service. That’s why it’s fascinating to step into the new home of Chicago Jewish Funerals.
This adventurous modernist building, at 8851 Skokie Blvd. in north suburban Skokie, isn’t a great work of architecture, but it’s a telling one.
Read the full article at the Chicago Tribune
Thanks to ConnectingDirectors for altering us to this article.