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Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chi Psi Lodge

1911-1913

 
 
Chi Psi Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 16, 2011
1. Chi Psi Lodge Marker
Inscription. This imposing fraternity house was designed by noted Milwaukee architect Alexander C. Eschweiler and was built using Madison's native sandstone. Its Tudor Revival style is one of the best examples of that architecture in Madison. The Iota chapter of Chi Psi was founded here in 1878 and is one of the oldest fraternal orders at the University of Wisconsin.
 
Erected 1988 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 84.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.671′ N, 89° 23.605′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Iota Court and North Henry Street, on the left when traveling east on Iota Court. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Iota Court, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chi Phi Fraternity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suhr House (about 600 feet away); Delta Upsilon Fraternity House (about 600 feet away); World-famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright called Madison his hometown
Chi Psi Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 16, 2011
2. Chi Psi Lodge Marker
The marker is on the ground to the right of the front door, in the lower right hand corner of this photo.
(about 700 feet away); Frank G. Brown House (about 700 feet away); Beecroft House (about 800 feet away); Braley House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Slyke House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  Madison Landmarks Commission. This is the landmark nomination form for the house. (Submitted on March 17, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Chi Psi Lodge image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 16, 2011
3. Chi Psi Lodge
This is the southeast side of the house.
Chi Psi Lodge image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 16, 2011
4. Chi Psi Lodge
This is the south corner of the house.
Chi Psi Lodge image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 16, 2011
5. Chi Psi Lodge
This is the Lake Mendota side of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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