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Lake View Cemetery

12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4393
+1 216-421-2665
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The famous Bronze crying Angel is at this cemetary

In addition to the crying Angel statue there is Alan Freed's resting place, Elliot Ness's plot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
Beautiful Tiffany Chapel and Monument to President Garfield

The cemetery is the burial place of President Garfield and a beautiful monument to him. It's truly... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Lauren T
Baltimore, Maryland
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As a tourist destination, The Lake View Cemetery offers a variety of walking, bus, and self-guided tours. Among the tour topics are geology, architecture, horticulture, nature, animals, and history. In addition, there are picnic sites and hiking trails. Some of the well-known points of interest include: The Garfield Monument Open April 1 - November 19, seven days a week, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Both buildings are staffed with interpretive guides during open hours. Dedicated in 1890 to honor James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States 180' tall, 154 steps Architect — George Keller Caskets of the President and his wife, Lucretia, are displayed for viewing Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Wade Chapel Open April 1 - November 19, seven days a week, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Both buildings are staffed with interpretive guides during open hours. Built in honor of Jeptha Wade, founder of the Western Union Telegraph Company and first president of The Lake View Cemetery Association Made of granite from Barre, VT with an interior and window by Louis Comfort Tiffany studios Architect — Hubbell & Benes Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Rockefeller Monument Erected to honor the family of John Davison Rockefeller, financier and philanthropist, founder of Standard Oil Company 65' tall; 357,680 lbs. Made of one piece of granite, the largest piece ever quarried for memorialization purposes in Barre, Vermont Community Mausoleum Dedicated in April, 1990 1148 crypts, 928 niches Contemporary architecture Architects — Harley Ellington Pierce Yee Associates, Inc., Southfield, Michigan Builders — Carbone Construction Lake View Cemetery Dam (Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Project) Dedicated in 1978 The largest concrete-poured dam east of the Mississippi at the time 500' across, 60' above grade, 30' below grade Holds 80M gallons storm water
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4393
+1 216-421-2665
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In addition to the crying Angel statue there is Alan Freed's resting place, Elliot Ness's plot where there is a large collection of pens left behind, and many other really interesting and beautiful memorials.

Thank L2216CYemilym
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The cemetery is the burial place of President Garfield and a beautiful monument to him. It's truly beautiful inside the memorial and there's a great view of Cleveland from the top. And the Tiffany Chapel is definitely worth a visit! The stained glass and mosaics...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Just a gorgeous place to visit. We spent about four hours there. I grew up in Cleveland but didn't know about it until now. Also didn't know a president was buried in Cleveland! Largest Tiffany glass collection anywhere. Many famous (and gorgeous) graves. Beautiful views...More

Thank leslieb796
Reviewed 8 November 2017

the grounds were being set up for a concert. everythibg was so well controlled and lovely.and the grounds were maintained for respect. well kept

Thank gayleebel
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Modeled after the great garden cemeteries of Victorian England Lake View Cemetery is comprised of 285 landscaped acres adjacent to the neighborhood of Little Italy. There are numerous monuments, mausoleums and tributes to honor individuals who have impacted the Cleveland area as well as our...More

Thank Wm G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a cemetery but also a beautiful park where you can bike or walk your dog. Lots of beautiful trees and there are famous people buried here.

Thank Baxter97
Reviewed 19 October 2017

When we saw this we were like who visits cemeteries. When we went we found a couple hours a of surprises. Besides all the famous individuals byrued there (ex President Garfield) the headstones, memorial chapel with Tiffany glass and memorials are sites to be seen....More

1  Thank teresareker
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Lake View Cemetery is a beautiful and large (285 acres) cemetery and is located 6 miles east of downtown Cleveland and is open daily at 7:30 AM. It is also very close to Case Western Reserve University. There are about 105,000 people buried here...More

1  Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It takes a certain type of person to appreciate Cleveland's Lake View Cemetary if you don't have a loved one buried there. Some of the who's who of Cleveland history are laid to rest there among beautifully landscaped grounds carved out of the last little...More

1  Thank GayleyPablo
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A visit worth making There is so much history in this cemetery. Garfield's Monument is very impressive and climbing to the top outside explains the name LakeView The chapel has a beautiful stain glass window There are tours and events going on all the time

Thank PLConklin
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Mary Jo K
10 August 2017|
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Response from Tarebear6464 | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the Garfield Bldg and office
6 June 2017|
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Response from bjsmusic | Reviewed this property |
There is an Entrance on Mayfield Road just before Coventry Road.Little Italy is just down Mayfield Road about 3 Minitues away. There is another Entrance near Kenilworth Rd ,a left at the Entrance will take you to the... More
Kathleen V
30 August 2016|
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Response from rich20years | Reviewed this property |
Wade and Garfield memorial are open daylight hours. Stop at the office at 123rd and Euclid gate for map, guidance and full info. All is free. Picnic tables are scattered throughout the cemetery. Nice locations are near the... More