The Chicago Jewish Funerals Skokie Chapel has a sleek, modern design while remaining a calm, comforting environment. The 15,000 square foot chapel, located at 8851 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL, includes two elegantly simple, light-filled chapels. The large chapel seats 250 people while the smaller is more intimate, seating 50 people. Each chapel has an attached private family room for the gathering before and after services. The rooms themselves have private bathrooms, seating, and multiple beverage options. Each chapel is equipped with monitors and sound systems to accommodate multimedia presentations, photo montages, and musical tributes. The building also includes a Mikva for Tahara and a Kohain building. The handicapped accessible building has all public spaces, chapels, arrangement rooms and casket selection rooms on the main floor. There is a large skylight in the lobby, allowing natural light to stream in during the day. Ample parking is available and there are two entrances into the parking lot: one on Greenwood Street (North side) and one on Enfield Avenue (South Side).
Buffalo Grove Chapel
The Chicago Jewish Funerals Buffalo Grove Chapel, located at 195 North Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, provides space as well as comfort for any size funeral service. There are two chapels, a larger and a smaller. The large chapel can seat 250 people while the smaller seats 80. Both provide comfortable seats in addition to numerous armchairs and couches. The front of each chapel has soft couches specifically reserved for family members during services. Each chapel has its own private family room attached. This room provides a gathering place for the family before and after the service, and includes seating and a number of beverage choices. Both chapels are equipped with large screens for video presentations or montages, should a family choose this option. The chapels also have a video feed which allows the service to be screened from one chapel to the other as well as to multiple screens in the lobby and family rooms. The lobby is large, with high ceilings and a beautiful skylight. There is a fireplace for warmth in the winter but also adds to the décor in the summer. There is seating in the lobby, with a niche in each corner for guests to sign funeral register books. The parking lot provides ample space for both parked cars and a cemetery procession. An arrangement room with a large, family-style table creates a sense of comfort and connectedness.