Monday, March 21, 2011

Rosehill Cemetery Entrance

Chicago Landmark
Rosehill Cemetery Entrance
William W. Boyington, architect
Designed by the architect of Old Chicago Water Tower and predating it by five years, the Rosehill Cemetery Entrance is a rare Midwestern example of castellated Gothic architecture. Many prominent Chicagoans are buried here in plots marked by distinctive memorial sculpture.
Designated a Chicago Landmark on October 16, 1980
by the City Council of Chicago
Jane M. Byrne, Mayor
Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks..

1 comment:

AC said...

Just beautiful.