Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Saturday, February 13, 2010
Airlines balk at O'Hare expansion plan
The proposed expansion of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, which has sparked an eminent domain case involving a cemetery whose land Chicago wants, has run into another wall of opposition: Two major airlines -- United and American -- oppose fee hikes linked to the plan.
"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.