The Leland Tower

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This 21-story building, the tallest in Aurora, has been the means for several jumping suicides. Evidence that the building is haunted includes reports of bad odors and moaning sounds that come from the elevators.

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Geographic Information

41.758056, -88.315278
United States
41.7580164, -88.3152273
Kane County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Aurora, IL (0.3 mi.)
Montgomery, IL (2.5 mi.)
Boulder Hill, IL (3.3 mi.)
North Aurora, IL (3.4 mi.)
Oswego, IL (5.5 mi.)
Batavia, IL (6.4 mi.)
Lynwood, IL (6.5 mi.)
Sugar Grove, IL (6.6 mi.)
Warrenville, IL (8.4 mi.)
Naperville, IL (8.9 mi.)


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  1. I lived there in the late 70s it was spooky that cat thing when I lived there it did not have screens my uncle had a corner unit in floor 16 we would fill empty pop cans with water and chuck them atop carson perie scott building to set off the alarm if you wanted a screen you wpuld get it yourself we would sneak up stairs to a place that was a bar or something great views it was spooky but idk about the ghost thing my grandfather died there and years after he did I would still smell his after shave not always but sometimes mr fuller was the bld mgr at the time and the laundry spooky lol

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