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Wade Memorial Chapel, Cleveland

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The Wade Memorial Chapel is a historic chapel in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. The Neoclassical chapel was built in 1901 in Cleveland's Lake View Cemetery, which is the location of over 104,000 burials. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The chapel is located at the intersection of Lake and Chapel Roads, near the cemetery offices and north of the Garfield Memorial.The chapel was constructed in honor of Jeptha Wade, a Cleveland industrialist who was the president of the cemetery association that founded Lake View Cemetery. Its interior, which is largely decorated with glass, was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
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  • If you admire Tiffany glass and haven't visited this Chapel you are sadly missing something in your life. This beautiful and well preserved work of art is well worth your visit.  more »
  • We love Tiffany glass and this chapel is a perfect treasure. Entrance to the cemetery and the chapel is free, and a knowledgeable docent is there to give you as much or little information as you wish....  more »
  • My grandmother recently passed away, we held her services here w/family & close friends. The workers were very professional and courteous. They catered to our every need.  more »
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  • If you have a chance, go while there is a tour or guide present to tell you about all the fascinating details of the Chapel. The Chapel is rich with history, and significant art from the Tiffany Co.
  • Beautiful stained glass cathedral in Lakeview Cemetery. Pro tip: Eliot Ness is buried just a 1 minute walk away! Can you find him?
  • Would be worth a trip to the cemetery just to see this chapel. Truly one of the most beautiful structures in the city
  • If you are visiting the cemetery, don't miss this gem. Entirely designed and executed by Tiffany in the early 1900s. The stained glass window is one of the only ones ever made by the company and it is almost literally breathtaking as you walk through the door and meet it full on. A sharp contrast with the dirty and dreary Garfield monument.