New York Times: "Ben Bradlee’s Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble"

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New York Times: "Ben Bradlee’s Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble"

New York Times: "Ben Bradlee’s Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble"
Aug 11, 2016

"One of this city’s legendary figures had come to rest in a newly constructed granite mausoleum designed in part by his widow, Sally Quinn, and placed just inside the entrance of one of Washington’s most exclusive and historic cemeteries, Oak Hill. Yet at almost the same time, the city’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs was concluding that the mausoleum had been constructed illegally, without the necessary permit or associated historic preservation reviews."

"Now, the city, with the support of Oak Hill, says that its judgment last fall was wrong, and has decided to exempt Mr. Bradlee’s mausoleum and others like it from regulatory hurdles. The reversal [is being contested by The] Cultural Landscape Foundation"

                                                                                                                                                                                                           -The New York Times, August 11, 2016

 

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