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237. storage sheds

Storage shed, Recoleta Cemetery

With space at a premium in the four city blocks allocated to the cemetery, storage sheds can often be found filling the gaps between family vaults. Caretakers like David Alleno need space for the tools of their trade. Not much effort is put into making the sheds look attractive or having them blend in with neighboring structures… they are purely utilitarian:

Storage shed, Recoleta Cemetery

When no space can be found to insert a shed, caretakers have appropriated tombs which families no longer maintain. Older vaults are usually subject to this secondary use, & caskets often remain inside. Kind of a creepy thing to have in an office:

Storage shed, Recoleta Cemetery

Storage shed, Recoleta Cemetery

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