“We had to try to bring to the surface some sign of something that was absolutely invisible in Milan,” he continued. They didn’t want a traditional museum. Here “the content and the container coincide,” Mr. Morpurgo said. “You can’t put the Shoah in a museum under glass. It’s impossible.” — NYT
The NYT profiles the work of Milanese architects Guido Morpurgo and Annalisa de Curtis, who are working with a local foundation, to build a Memorial of the Shoah in Milan. The memorial will be located in the old depot under Milan's Central Station where Jews were put on trains bound for concentration camps during World War II.