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Lincoln Square Looks More Dead Than Alive From A Satellite's View

By Patty Wetli | September 12, 2016 1:21pm
 


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LINCOLN SQUARE — Ever wondered what people see from the air as they fly over Lincoln Square?

Dead people. They see dead people.

In an interactive photo of the area, snapped from a satellite orbiting 400 miles above Earth, Rosehill Cemetery, at 5800 N. Ravenswood Ave., dominates the view.

Don't worry, there are signs of life.

The neighborhood's parks — Welles and Winnemac — are also clearly visible. Those are baseball diamonds, not crop circles, dotting the picture.

If the overall impression is more suburban than urban, well that's just further proof that Lincoln Square really is "Mayberry."  

 

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