Redeemer Mausoleum was a new start-up secondary/satellite cemetery for Glen Eden Lutheran Cemetery. The project was master planned on a total of 20 acres with the first phase using approximately 7 acres. The project as phased into three construction segments. The project featured five initial burial gardens, outdoor feature plaza, cemetery offices (which could be expanded to a funeral home), and combination chapel building and mausoleum/columbarium in the initial phase. The project was designed to provide approximately 8,000 burial and cremation spaces in the first phase and an ultimate capacity of over 30,000 ground burial spaces and over 2,000 mausoleum crypts. The project’s main feature is a large crucifix on a common pavilion plaza with surrounding spaces for the garden mausoleum buildings.
The park’s centerpiece is the Old Redeemer Chapel, an old stone church replica with a steeple, which is designed to seat 150. The chapel has direct access to a mausoleum building.
The historic feeling and character also extends to the interiors of the buildings. The chapel utilizes heavy wood ceiling trusses and details to complete the effect. Similar trim detail and stain color tie all of the buildings together with similar interior color and material selections.
Along with development of the cemetery plan, we provided full architectural services for the implementation of the project.
- 20 acres
- Macomb Township, Michigan
- Addition with historic feel of small county cemetery
- 20 acres total with 3 construction segments
- 5 burial gardens
- Outdoor feature plaza
- Cemetery offices
- Combination chapel building and mausoleum/columbarium
- Ultimate capacity of 30,000 ground burial spaces and over 2,000 mausoleum crypts