Music Administration Building - Northwestern University

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The second-oldest building on the college campus, the 1874 Music Administration Building is home to Young Cliff, the ghost of a former student and prodigy. Reports say the ghost has been making himself known for several decades.

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711 Elgin Road
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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42.0500418, -87.67973560000001
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Evanston, IL (0.8 mi.)
Wilmette, IL (2.7 mi.)
Skokie, IL (3.0 mi.)
Kenilworth, IL (3.1 mi.)
Lincolnwood, IL (4.1 mi.)
Winnetka, IL (4.9 mi.)
Morton Grove, IL (5.3 mi.)
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Northfield, IL (6.2 mi.)


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  1. Good Morning, my name is Rick Hale and I’m with Ghost Tapes:The Series. In our research your Music Administration Building has come up as having reports of a haunting. Would you be open to allow us to film an episode in the building? Thank you for your time. hope to hear from you soon.

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