Week 10: Places of the Past: Ruins, Memorials, Forgotten Places

Museums, Memorials, & Monuments

South Africa

Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, South Africa - see also images

Apartheid Museum

Hector Pieterson Museum - images

Rwanda

Murambi Genocide Memorial Site

Ntarama Church Memorial

Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

Holocaust Memorial Day - Auschwitz 65th anniversary of liberation, 27 January 2010

USA

See also:

Malcolm Gladwell on the High Line Park, New York

Tour of High Line Park, New York, with Scofidio

Maya Lin's Winning Design, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC

Maya Lin on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, personal account

A Place of Memory

Footnote: Online Vietnam Memorial Site

Ruins

Urban Exploration Documentary - Moscow

Urban Explorers - Into the Darkness (full length video here)