Pinelawn: NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

No Man Is An Island mausoleum

A mausoleum for Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, 1965-67.

Ismar’s first job for Pinelawn. It was owner Alfred Locke’s choice to use this quotation by John Donne. His original concept had been something quite different, involving a literal island. Instead, Ismar designed this modern and monumental inscription. The lower case letters measure approximately 7 inches high.

No Man Is An Island mausoleum

A stone sample of the letter a.

Stone sample, letter a

Model for the mausoleum.

Model for mausoleum

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