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Graceland Cemetery & Crematorium, Chicago

Graceland Cemetery & Crematorium - Chicago, Illinois
Graceland Cemetery & Crematorium
4001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613Map
+1 773 525 1105
Neighborhood: Lakeview/ Wrigleyville
Overview

Established in 1860, the Graceland Cemetery and Crematorium is Chicago's most famous cemetery and is on the National Registry of Historic Sites. Recall any important person in Chicago history, and chances are he or she is buried here. Notables whose final resting place is Graceland Cemetary include dept. store tycoon Marshall Field, architect Mies van der Rohe, and railroad inventor George Pullman. Some of the tombs, such as the Getty mausoleum designed by Louis Sullivan, are themselves works of art, complementing the lakes and statues. Take a tour offered by the Chicago Historical Society or by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Do not expect to see any spooks, though. Ghost legends are few and far between, as Graceland stands as an anomaly in this most haunted city.

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Graceland Cemetery & Crematorium General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Nearest Train: Red Line, Sheridan Stop
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