• In Design Observer, Keith Eggener offers a eulogy for Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, asking how it lives on a decade after its demolition. [1 of 3]
 

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design 25 Oct 2012

highlighting the writing of Keith Eggener, professor and director of graduate studies in American art and architecture at the University of Missouri. WEBSITE

 
  • Like the Tribute in Light, Memorial Stadium really was a memorial—for those who died in World Wars I and II—making its absence significant. [2 of 3]
 
  • Grand buildings seem permanent, but they aren’t. Over time their components can be carved up and reduced to kitsch and high-priced relics. [3 of 3]
 
  • Images (in order): photo via Historic American Buildings Survey; Tribute in Light via Wikimedia Commons; Baltimore Memorial Stadium seating via Grey Flannel Auctions and snow globe via Design Observer.
 
 

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