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The House of the Suicide and the House of the Mother of the Suicide

(Czech: Dům sebevraha a Dům matky sebevraha (památník Jana Palacha))

The House of the Suicide and the House of the Mother of the Suicide is a pair of architectural structures by American architect John Hejduk.

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Inspired by a poem by David Shapiro, the pieces were first designed in the late 1980s as an ephemeral memorial in tribute to the 1969 self-immolation of the Czech dissident Jan Palach whose death was in protest of the 1968 Soviet invasion.

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Old Town, Alšovo nábřeží, Prague

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Staroměstská (Prague Metro LINE A) 93 m
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