Justice, Illinois: World's Largest Stained Glass WindowParis? Rome? No, it's in a mausoleum in Justice, Illinois.
- 7200 Archer Rd, Justice, IL
- I-55 exits 282 or 282-A. East across the river on Hwy 171/Archer Ave., then bear right and continue south on Hwy 171. Resurrection Cemetery entrance is on the left at 71st St. The Mausoleum can easily be seen from the road.
- Interior closes at 4 pm, cemetery closes at dusk. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Stained Glass Window
Gorgeous stop. Follow the Bible stories chronologically by going around the 2nd floor [of the mausoleum] clockwise, and then the 3rd floor clockwise.[Angie, 08/02/2010]
While being home to Resurrection Mary, Chicago's most famous ghost, Resurrection Cemetery also boasts the world's largest stained glass window, which encloses the mausoleum near the main entrance of the cemetery.[Matt B, 08/24/2008]
The world's largest stained glass window is actually in the mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice. It contains 2,448 panels and is a whopping 22,381 square feet.
As an added note, it is only a few short miles from the Stickney water reclamation plant, the largest (and in july and august the stinkiest) sewage treatment facility in the world.[Peter Krampert, 09/10/1999]
Photo added August 2008.