Lincoln Square
Cook County, IL
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Officially designated as Lincoln Square in 1925, the neighborhood located on the north side of Chicago, encompasses the smaller neighborhoods of Ravenswood Gardens, Ravenswood Manor, Bowmanville and Budlong Woods. It is bounded by Foster Avenue on the north, Montrose Avenue on the south, Ravenswood Avenue on the east and the Chicago River on the west.

Lincoln Square is historically known as a heavily German influenced neighborhood.

Rosehill Cemetery is located here at 5800 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60660, 773-561-5940

Notable Burials in Rose Hill Cemetery:

Levi Boone, Mayor of Chicago
Harvey Doolittle Colvin, Mayor of Chicago
Charles G. Dawes, 30th Vice President of the U.S.
Lulu Fellows
Lyman J. Gage, banker
Augustus Garrett, Mayor of Chicago
John Charles Haines, Mayor of Chicago
John D. Hertz, Yellow Cab founder, Hertz Rent-A-Car
Charles J. Hull, Hull House
Roswell B. Mason, Mayor of Chicago
Oscar Mayer, meat packing business
Isaac Lawrence Milliken, Mayor of Chicago
Buckner Stith Morris, Mayor of Chicago
John Blake Rice, Mayor of Chicago
John A. Roche, Mayor of Chicago
Julius Rosenwald, Sears, Roebuck
Charles H. Schwab, US Steel
Richard Warren Sears, Sears, Roebuck
John G. Shedd, Shedd Aquarium
George Bell Swift, Mayor of Chicago
A. Montgomery Ward, Montgomery Ward stores & catalogue

Rose Hill Cemetery pix

Gateway to Rose Hill Cemetery

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Bowmanville -- Budlong Woods --
Lincoln Square -- Ravenswood --
Ravenswood Gardens



Budlong Woods is named after the Budlong family, who owned the Budlong Pickle company

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