Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Cemetery plan hit by opposition in Las Vegas
Residents in a section of Las Vegas are upset at a proposed cemetery plan, saying it will hurt property values, and will be too close to homes and the local high school. More to come on this story as it develops.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.