New York City’s Memorial Hall will celebrate its 100th anniversary on March 8

New York’s Memorial Palace and the City Hall of the City will mark its 100-year anniversary on Saturday.The city’s new Memorial Hall Theatre will open to the public in 2019, while the memorial reception hall will open for the first time in 2021.On March 8, the New York State Memorial Hall is scheduled to celebrate …

How to pay for memorials at a cost of $1.5 billion

BETHESDA, Md.— For a family whose patriarch had a stroke, the costs of a new memorial at the site of his death were daunting.It cost $1,565 million to build, and $2,811 million for the next five years, according to a federal report.The project included the construction of an 80,000-square-foot hall, the construction and installation of …