Since the Corona 19 virus pandemic became rife throughout the nation, the question has been increasingly posed as to what will happen, after it’s over, to the millions who have involuntarily switched from working in offices to working from home.

It’s already clear that many who worked from offices for years will enter a changed world, where offices will often no longer be needed or available to them.

Four years ago, in 2016, I gave an inaugural address before the Literary Club of Chicago that traced the evolution of offices and their likely destiny, titled “Ad Officium.” That 19-page essay is included in my book of 15 essays, “Apple Pressings,” now available in several formats from Amazon and other online book sellers. Check it out.