Rosehill doesn't have as famous a burial list as Graceland nearby in Uptown, but the mix of Chicago historical figures, Civil War soldiers, and Bohemian statuary makes it worth a look. The Gothic cemetery gate was built in 1864, one of the few remaining structures from before the Great Chicago Fire.
5800 North Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Nearest Transit: Thorndale (Line: Red Line)
Rosehill Cemetery and Nearby Attractions on Map
Pratt Beach(2.4 km)
Aside from the tennis courts and the jogging paths, there are lots of interesting features to be found here: weeping trees left from this area's original incarnation as a swamp, a giant concrete sculpture for climbing, tennis courts, random public art installations, and best of all, the long pier leading out to an old lighthouse.
Andersonville - and the second floor of the Nelson Funeral Home, to be precise - is the home of the long-running late-night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind and its ever-changing menu of the funny, the profound, and the occasional tongue bath for a 20th century European ethos, intended to be accomplished within the confines of thirty plays in sixty minutes.
Krause Music Store(2.5 km)
Built in 1922, this was the last commission of legendary architect Louis Sullivan.
Hollywood Beach(1.9 km)
Although the beach earned its original name (Hollywood Beach) from being at the end of Hollywood Avenue, the Lake Shore Drive high-rises in the background give this nice, long beach a slightly Miami look.
Loyola Park & Beach(2.9 km)
Wide open spaces are here: room for soccer, basketball courts, and a public field for baseball (along with one non-public field).
You'll find several cute, stylish clothes boutiques for women in Andersonville.
Japanese American Service Committee(2.8 km)
A social services agency for the Chicago Japanese community with occasional exhibits of interest, such as a collection of photos and art relating to internment camps during World War II.
The Green Mill(2.3 km)
Jazz and lots of it at this Uptown landmark, famously an old hangout of Al Capone (who's not, though, around as much as he used to be).
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