Architecture and Memory

Architecture and Memory For nearly thirty years my home-away-from-home was Cleveland City Hall. During my time with the City Planning Commission, I spent tens of thousands of hours walking the hallways, climbing the staircases and working in the spaces of this historic building. Last year, after I had made the decision to retire from this job, my walks through City Hall began to take on new meaning for me. I began to focus on the architectural details that I had been rushing by for years. I began to slow down and appreciate the beauty of the place. Although Cleveland City Hall is not unusually ornate for its time, it was built in an era (1911-1916) when designers and craftsmen paid much g

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