Mausoleums


Introducing: the Maple Mausoleum

Woodlawn Cemetery’s latest mausoleum development is a timeless and serene addition comprised of 9 outdoor, above-ground buildings. Each building is designed with individual crypts and niches that are crafted to last in a dry, clean and ventilated environment. Beautiful granite fronts will greet passersby as they walk through the tastefully landscaped grounds lining the path through Maple. The Maple Mausoleum provides you with the following:

  • Mausoleum crypts for above-ground burial
  • Granite niches for cremation
  • Tasteful landscaping all year round

Pre-need and pre-construction savings are being offered now.

KNOLLWOOD MAUSOLEUM COMPLEX

Situated directly across from the Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz, neighboring with the gravesite of Fiorello LaGuardia, and near Woodlawn’s legendary Jazz Corner with its most notable gravesites of Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and Lionel Hampton, the Knollwood Mausoleum Expansion Development provides a mix of the following:

  • Mausoleum crypts for above-ground burial
  • Granite niches for cremation
  • Glass front niche spaces for cremation

Preneed savings are being offered now.

Hillcrest Mausoleum Complex

Situated at the highest point in the cemetery, the Hillcrest Mausoleum’s serene setting overlooks some of Woodlawn’s most notable gravesites, including those of jazz greats Max Roach, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, and the Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz.

This unique cemetery-within-a-cemetery complex provides:

  • Individual spaces
  • Companion spaces
  • Cremation niches

Crypts and niches are inscribed with a permanent memorial and can be adorned with an variety of bronze accessories, including a vase for floral tributes, spiritual symbols, military service emblems, and photo cameos of loved ones.

Preneed savings are being offered now.

The Garden Conservatory Mausoleum

With both indoor and outdoor areas, Woodlawn’s Garden Conservatory Mausoleum offers a comfortable setting for visitation in every season and protection from the weather. Numerous skylights bathe indoor areas with natural light.
The Mausoleum provides a wide range of options including:

  • Individual spaces
  • Companion spaces
  • Private family areas

Crypts and niches are inscribed with a permanent memorial and can be adorned with an array of bronze accessories, including a vase for floral tributes, spiritual symbols, military service emblems, and picture cameos of loved ones.

PRIVATE MAUSOLEUMS

Private mausoleums are custom-built to provide the owner with the desired number of spaces and a memorial that reflects the tastes and heritage of those at rest. When building these beautiful family estates, customization can include:

  • The perfect building material which eloquently depicts the life and preferences of a loved one
  • Custom bronze doors creating a beautiful entryway
  • Stained glass which provides a unique portrayal of the life, beliefs, and relationships

Many beautiful and historic estate properties are available for the construction of a custom, landmark mausoleum.

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Historic Mausoleums

The Woodlawn Cemetery’s unique Historic Mausoleum Program offers families a one-of-a-kind opportunity to celebrate their lives and the lives of loved ones by securing a place in New York’s history with a beautiful and meaningful memorial. Historic mausoleums are private buildings deeded back to the cemetery. Our historic mausoleums offer:

  • Architecture – New owners have the opportunity to purchase a unique memorial designed by a preeminent New York architect.
  • Setting – These historic mausoleums are situated in some of the most historic parts of Woodlawn.
  • History – Deep historical significance behind the construction of each of these beautiful properties.

Our historic mausoleums include the Juniper Property and the Walnut Property. Contact us to learn more about these beautiful properties.

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