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This was a unique memorial to those who lost their lives in the Earthquake. Rather than photos, the city has that person's seat. The saddest was seeing the babies, toddlers and children's seats. That brought it home to me of the lives lost. Teary.
Imagine white chairs, of all different sizes and shapes, one for each man, woman and child who was killed in the earthquake, and you have this very different and meaningful memorial
It’s near the. Cardboard Cathedral and worth a quick detour
This is one of the best memorials I have ever seen. The 185 empty white chairs are a touching tribute to the 185 lives lost in the 2011 earthquake. Most of the casualties occurred in the CTV Building which was across the street from the...More
185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial really touches my heart. Every single white chair had it story, from the infant to the elder.
Special mention to the artist and the people who maintain this memorial site. You all are awesome.
This memorial site is...More
Came across this unexpectedly when going to Cardboard Cathedral, is very nearby. Intriguing memorial, very impressed by such a different concept from most memorials, though currently surrounded by open space used for car parking. Would be better in another space but depends what gets built...More
I love this installation: and am unashamedly partisan about how much better this is than any of the other ways that we have been invited to reflect, to remember and respond to the earthquakes' toll. For me, the artist has nailed just how differently we...More